Our awards recognize managers who had a great year but also have consistently delivered for investors over the long haul, says Morningstar director of active fund research Michael Herbst.
This week: The ECB tries to accommodate, JPMorgan is fined again, and 'liquid gold' gets scarce.
Some heavily regulated utilities are lined up to sustain and substantially grow their dividends, but there are other ways to play utilities today.
After a strong 2013, investors should vow to keep expectations in check, avoid complacency over Europe, and tune out the noise from D.C., says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
But the economy is not all roses, either.
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