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.
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.
Rising rates and inflation could negatively affect dividend-stock valuations, but high-quality equities can offer a two-for-one bargain.
Fears of rising rates have driven large flows to the category, but investors must take care to not eliminate the 'insurance' that core fixed-income funds offer.
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