Wed, 7 Dec 2016
The straightforward nature of equal-weighting has some appeal, but diversification isn't that simple.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs .
Flows have been high into developing-markets debt ETFs as investors seek more yield, but several funds are apt to manage the credit risks.
Street One Financial President Scott Freeze discusses the utility of limit orders, indicative values, patience, and more for optimizing ETF trades.
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.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks , funds, and ETFs today.
Whether you need to fill a hole in your retirement portfolio or want to find a world-class company at a bargain-basement stock price, a trio of Morningstar specialists share their shopping lists of topnotch candidates.
Morningstar's Cara Esser offers several closed - end funds for an income-seeker's watchlist.
There can be good reasons to own dividend-focused ETFs , but investors looking for pure income may be better off in individual stocks , says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Whether you prefer an active or an index approach, our analysts say these are the best of breed.
Offerings from Oberweis, Rainier, and Seafarer are proving even small funds can be competitive when it comes to picking stocks across the globe.
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