These three exemplary managers have widened their firms' economic moats and created real value for shareholders over the years.
The slow-recovering employment market will need a boost from housing construction and a realignment of worker skill sets to get back to full health, say Morningstar's Bob Johnson and Vishnu Lekraj.
FedEx's Jeff Smith on the recent growth of the firm's Ground segment, gaining an edge in less-than-truckload, and the firm's expectations for economic growth.
Magellan Midstream Partners' CFO John Chandler discusses how his firm can earn a good return on capital by focusing on organic investments instead of expensive acquisitions.
Lack of demand and investment elsewhere is keeping large companies on the hiring sidelines, say Morningstar's Bob Johnson and Vishnu Lekraj. Get their forecast for Friday's employment report.
Production increases along with demand for cleaner-burning fuel has Spectra Energy CFO Patrick Reddy excited about the firm's prospects.
The muni market still faces challenges, but with careful research and disciplined risk control, muni investors have plenty of opportunity, says Fidelity's Mark Sommer.
Holiday retail sales growth should decelerate this year as consumers' pent-up demand is tempered by uncertainty over the markets and stagnant wage growth, says Morningstar's R.J. Hottovy.
Blockbuster sales and takeover potential create an attractive risk/reward tradeoff for this speculative biotech.
Regulatory issues that we believe have little impact on Novo Nordisk's long-run prospects have finally helped shares of the leading insulin maker go on sale.
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