The GMO chief strategist highlights the factors behind the market's bullish bias, abnormally high corporate earnings, current valuation levels, a slowdown in productivity, and the great paradigm shift in natural resources.
Morningstar's head of alternatives research Nadia Papagiannis describes the flavors of long-short equity funds, which can hedge investors' equity risk exposure, along with three funds that top her watch list.
Financial planner Mark Balasa and Morningstar's Christine Benz and David Blanchett tackled viewers' most pressing retirement questions, from determining savings rates and income needs to planning for Social Security and maximizing retirement accounts.
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.
The views expressed are the views of Fred Alger Management, Inc. as of January 2012. Alger has used sources of information which it believes to be reliable; however, this publica¬tion is not intended to be and does not constitute investment advice. These views are subject to change at any time and ...