Morningstar's top strategists discuss their tips for investing in a rising-rate environment, where equity values lie, and some of their favorite investment ideas right now in this special midyear roundtable.
In Session 1 of the 2013 Morningstar Individual Investor Conference, Northern Trust's Katie Nixon, Charlie Bobrinskoy of Ariel, and Morningstar's Bob Johnson tackle today's macro questions on government policy, economic growth, inflation, and more.
Morningstar 2011 Fixed-Income Manager of the Year John Carlson says new debt issuance is high in the developing world, with plenty of opportunities in dollar-based bonds and a growing local-currency market.
In this special 50-minute panel discussion, Morningstar's Christine Benz, Russ Kinnel, and John Rekenthaler chart fund investing's course over the last two decades, discuss investors' biggest challenges today, and reveal some of their favorite longtime picks.
Many managers are of the mind that rates have gone about as far as they're going to go for a while, so investors probably don't want to exit the bond market while their funds are down, reports Morningstar's Eric Jacobson. Plus, get an update on fund category performance in the second quarter as well as updates on fund leaders and laggards, including PIMCO Total Return.