Autos and housing might not be the contributors some expect this year, and fiscal policies could continue to be a drag, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Morningstar's Gaston Ceron addresses the short- and long-term prospects for and opportunities in ICE's takeover of NYSE Euronext.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: a shakeup in J.C. Penney's board, the DOJ seeks to ground a major airline merger, and BlackBerry mulls a sale.
Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
Greed trumps fear in several pockets of the tech sector, but buying opportunities can still be found.
Latest deal may portend another dividend increase for 2014.
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