A capitalization-weighted index explicitly links the weight of a holding to its price, so the more expensive a stock gets, the bigger its weight in your portfolio, says Research Affiliates' Rob Arnott.
Washington's policy debates and debacles could create real short- and long-term risks for equities, but stock investors shouldn't wave the white flag, says Morningstar's Jeremy Glaser.
An economic moat is one of the best tools to identify the stability of a company's profit stream and long-term dividend-growth potential, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
This week: More fuel for Fed stimulus, Netflix shares overshoot, and McDonald's hits the value menu for long-term investors.
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