After a few false starts, the auto industry is finally hitting a setback-free recovery in 2012, according to Morningstar's Dave Whiston.
Investors need to be aware of a stock's potential total return and avoid overpaying for a company that has an attractive headline yield, cautions Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey.
Markets editor Jeremy Glaser examines how hurricane cleanup may impact the insurance and energy sectors, what a senior leadership cleanup at Apple means for the firm, and more.
Morningstar's new Stewardship Ratings for stocks can help reveal if management teams are working in shareholders' best interests or just their own.
The mid-single-digit returns that fixed-income investors have become accustomed to are unlikely to be repeated, says Fidelity Total Bond manager Ford O'Neil.
Short-term market gyrations over the unfolding Washington drama could make a good shopping opportunity for certain stocks, says Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: A fake tweet's 140-point implications, Apple's $100 billion back to shareholders, and P&G's $10 billion uphill climb.
As economic woes continue to make headlines, investors should tune out the macro noise and understand that good companies perform better in difficult times, says Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey.
Even after a strong rebound from the market trough in 2009, the U.S. auto sector still has room to run.
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