StockInvestor editor Paul Larson details recent changes to Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index, noting how the rally in wide-moat names could have them more fairly priced than lower-quality stocks.
Competitive advantages improved for one health-care firm, while a spin-off at another narrowed its moat, says Morningstar's Paul Larson in his discussion on recent moat-rating upgrades and downgrades.
An eye-popping runup in homebuilders stocks could foretell a better housing market than many expect, but risks still loom, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Investors tend to undervalue a firm's dividend growth prospects and overvalue current yield, says Sanibel Captiva Investment Advisers president Pat Dorsey.
We don't know what the end game in Europe is yet, but these firms should be able to withstand the flood, says Morningstar's Paul Larson and Dave Sekera.
Morningstar's Paul Larson breaks down the five ways firms can keep competitors at bay and which ways are more durable over time.
First-quarter GDP will have a tough time matching the fourth quarter's relatively robust results, but 2012 should show acceleration overall, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Recent rebalancing of Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index shows that quality stocks aren't nearly as cheap as they were this time last year.
Morningstar.com posters like holdings that show them the money, while others are taking a contrarian tack.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina discusses recent additions to the Wide Moat Focus Index.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina shares takeaways from this year's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina offers some of his new investment ideas following a quarterly rebalancing of the Wide Moat Focus Index.
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