Fri, 20 Dec 2013
It was a healthy year with 23 new closed-end funds launched.
Many investors cashed out of core domestic and international stock mutual funds in November, while emerging-markets funds remain popular despite a recent correction.
Sanibel Captiva's Pat Dorsey discusses what investors might regret from 2011, and how they can avoid those mistakes in 2012.
Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
Royce Funds' David Nadel discusses how non-U.S. cultures influence dividend payers, why Europe thrives on exports to emerging markets, and a growth story in Africa.
Slowing in some emerging markets likely affects other emerging markets more than it harms the U.S. economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
A very difficult investing environment has forced many managers to try atypical strategies, says Morningstar's Kevin McDevitt.
Whether you are looking for core foreign exposure or making a tactical bet, ETFs can be a good choice for international-stock investors, says Morningstar's Patty Oey.
Eye-popping yields are scarce for many bond ETFs, but Morningstar's Sam Lee points out some attractive funds that focus on corporates, emerging markets, and Europe.
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