Thu, 15 Sep 2016
The problems at Marketfield aren't a microcosm of the liquid alts industry at large.
Over the long run, cheap wide-moat stocks have handily outperformed the market, says Morningstar's Heather Brilliant.
Some energy names and out-of-favor companies joined the index, but, in a sign of the times, few deeply discounted stocks.
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.
Starting from current valuations, stocks simply aren't capable of delivering double-digit annualized total returns, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant explains why investors should care about movement in market and sector correlations.
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.
Rising input costs and global food consumption will be key factors in the coming years for agriculture-related stocks, according to Morningstar's Adam Fleck.
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.
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