Fixed-income investments are still necessary, but with tight credit spreads right now, obtaining extra yield carries heavy risks, says Zebra Capital chairman Roger Ibbotson.
In Session 1 of the 2013 Morningstar Individual Investor Conference, Northern Trust's Katie Nixon, Charlie Bobrinskoy of Ariel, and Morningstar's Bob Johnson tackle today's macro questions on government policy, economic growth, inflation, and more.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks, funds, and ETFs today.
Equity investors looking for higher returns should consider low-volatility, less liquid stocks, which outperform their higher-risk peers over the long term, says Zebra Capital chairman Roger Ibbotson.
While Warren Buffett may have put the kibosh on a dividend for Berkshire's shareholders, he and the rest of our Ultimate Stock-Pickers continue to hold stocks yielding more than the S&P 500 Index.
Economic moats, stronger growth prospects, and other advantages cause us to favor operators that both manage and franchise hotels.
In an overall fairly valued market, it's time to be selective.
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