Wed, 7 Dec 2016
The straightforward nature of equal-weighting has some appeal, but diversification isn't that simple.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant says better revenue opportunities exist in the U.S. now than in foreign markets, and investors should demand discounts for firms with large non-U.S. sales footprints.
This is not the kind of earnings season investors have gotten used to, but some companies are faring better than others.
Markets editor Jeremy Glaser examines how hurricane cleanup may impact the insurance and energy sectors, what a senior leadership cleanup at Apple means for the firm, and more.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser sizes up the scenarios on the fiscal cliff, health-care reform, Fed policy, bank regulation, and more following this week's election.
Retailers are right to expect a better November as consumers bounce back following Sandy and continue holiday shopping, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser digs into Microsoft's weak quarter, Google's unwelcome surprises, and brick-and-mortar retailers' continuing battle against their cyber rivals.
It's possible to address the deficit while still maintaining economic growth, but swallowing the whole fiscal cliff at once would be too much for the economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Morningstar's 2012 CEO of the Year might be stepping down, but NOV is still in good hands.
These great businesses are undervalued and run by CEOs that are looking out for the best interests of shareholders.
Our Ultimate Stock-Pickers Index continues to beat the market even as relatively few of our top managers are outperforming the S&P 500.
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