Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Samsung enters a new Galaxy, Yum serves improved China sales, inflows continue into bonds, and more.
Concerns of global systemic shocks have lessened from previous levels, and corporate issuers are more likely to take on riskier bets, according to Dodge & Cox's Tom Dugan.
Taxable-bond funds led open-end asset flows in February, with investors showing interest in emerging-markets bonds and bank-loan funds.
Muni-bond funds continue to experience high investor demand, and Morningstar's Miriam Sjoblom offers picks for core and noncore holdings.
Morningstar's Christine Benz and other financial experts weigh in on what to do when a sound portfolio practice collides with an unattractive asset class.
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