Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Slowing economic growth in emerging markets weighed on hedge funds in November.
StockInvestor editor Paul Larson discusses the importance of investing in companies that can compound their intrinsic values, buying on the cheap, avoiding stop-loss orders, and more.
Over the long run, cheap wide-moat stocks have handily outperformed the market, says Morningstar's Heather Brilliant .
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant details our 10-year track record for stocks , particularly the strong outperformance of 5-star names with competitive advantages.
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 .
For investors wanting extra yield from real estate, REITs that focus on health-care providers have several advantages in their favor.
Unless a company reports quarterly results that stray wildly from expectations, it's best to keep a long -term view on a stock, according to Morningstar's Heather Brilliant .
It's unlikely we'll see the 6.5% long -run real returns of the past decades, but 4.0%-5.5% returns going forward shouldn't disappoint investors, says StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina.
Since the taper talks began, conditions have improved for dividend investors, who can now buy quality names without being vulnerable to long -term interest-rate spikes, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
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