The Dodge & Cox Income manager discusses the fund's ongoing rate-risk mitigation, recent reduction in agency mortgages, and non-U.S. dollar-dominated picks.
Looking to fully fund an IRA for the 2012 tax year? Get a shortlist of ideas from Morningstar strategists Heather Brilliant, Russ Kinnel, Sam Lee, and Josh Peters.
Concerns of global systemic shocks have lessened from previous levels, and corporate issuers are more likely to take on riskier bets, according to Dodge & Cox's Tom Dugan.
FundInvestor editor Russ Kinnel says these solid funds have stood the test of time.
Morningstar's director of fixed-income research offers his tips for selecting a solid core bond fund along with some of his favorite choices.
Better credit metrics, low valuations, improved capital and liquidity, and consolidation in the industry should yield better profitability for banks, says Dodge & Cox manager Charles Pohl.
Below-average returns don't shake Morningstar analysts' confidence in some funds, while recent outperformance doesn't grant higher ratings to others.
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.
A soon-to-be-retiree deploys her sizable cash stake.
And have they been good buys?
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