Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser digs into Microsoft's weak quarter, Google's unwelcome surprises, and brick-and-mortar retailers' continuing battle against their cyber rivals.
TIPS, real estate, and commodities are great inflation-hedging, liquid investments, says Morningstar's David Blanchett, who details the importance of exposure to these assets.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant says better revenue opportunities exist in the U.S. now than in foreign markets, and investors should demand discounts for firms with large non-U.S. sales footprints.
Retirees should be aware of how costs can eat into their portfolio balances, and consider making withdrawal adjustments every year, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
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One of the leading contenders to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, Lawrence Summers, has been a paid consultant to Citigroup and other financial institutions. Opponents of his nomination are sure to seize upon this.
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