Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: the Bank of England gets explicit, housing reform at the door, and a good deal delivered to Washington Post shareholders.
It's not just bonds that feel the impact of an interest-rate increase, but the effects on stocks historically haven't been the same, says StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina.
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.
Since the taper talks began, conditions have improved for dividend investors, who can now buy quality names without being vulnerable to long-term interest-rate spikes, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
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