Performance, manager turnover, and other issues have knocked some fund firms off their game, says Morningstar FundInvestor editor Russ Kinnel.
Owning high-quality companies will be integral to achieving growth in a low-growth environment, says the Davis/Selected American manager.
REITs look overvalued in general, but certain business models and individual names still look especially attractive.
Investors would lose money in munis if interest rates rise, and on the flip side, could also lose money if a souring economy worsens an already dire fiscal situation, says the Doubleline manager.
High-quality global companies domiciled in the developed markets are offering very undemanding valuations, says BlackRock's Dennis Stattman.
Every investor in their 60s should be prepared for the large possibility that they could experience a cognitive decline in their 80s, says Harvard professor David Laibson.
A creative bond portfolio will likely outperform equities in 2011 as the possibility of an economic slowdown in the back half of the year rises, says DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach.
Recent moderation in commodity prices bodes well for milder inflation and the economy.
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