StockInvestor editor Paul Larson details recent changes to Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index, noting how the rally in wide-moat names could have them more fairly priced than lower-quality stocks.
Recent rebalancing of Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index shows that quality stocks aren't nearly as cheap as they were this time last year.
These three exemplary managers have widened their firms' economic moats and created real value for shareholders over the years.
Berkshire's strong culture is a reminder that good management can help widen a moat, says Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina.
We don't know what the end game in Europe is yet, but these firms should be able to withstand the flood, says Morningstar's Paul Larson and Dave Sekera.
Morningstar's Paul Larson breaks down the five ways firms can keep competitors at bay and which ways are more durable over time.
The Internet giant's network effect, mobile capabilities, and PayPal platform have it positioned for long-term growth, say Morningstar's Matt Coffina and R.J. Hottovy.
Morningstar's Rick Summer sees Facebook and Google dominating the Internet advertising market as Facebook finds better ways to monetize its massive user base.
Dec. 6-10, 2010.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina shares takeaways from this year's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina offers some of his new investment ideas following a quarterly rebalancing of the Wide Moat Focus Index.
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