Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Slowing economic growth in emerging markets weighed on hedge funds in November.
After a period of relative calm, the Italian elections and fight over the sequester underscore some of the structural problems facing the global economy; investors should be prepared for volatility, says Morningstar's Jeremy Glaser .
With more firms decreasing (or eliminating) their payouts, DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters highlights what investors should look for to ensure stable, long-term dividend income.
Moat trend, valuation, and stewardship all were large factors in StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina's recent adjustments to the Tortoise and Hare portfolios.
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 .
Morningstar's Elizabeth Collins discusses the index's selection process and highlights one of the recent additions.
Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant details our 10-year track record for stocks , particularly the strong outperformance of 5-star names with competitive advantages.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant explains why investors should care about movement in market and sector correlations.
Stocks may be fully valued, but there are still some equities at bargain prices.
These management teams should be good stewards of shareholder capital in today's uncertain environment.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina offers some of his new investment ideas following a quarterly rebalancing of the Wide Moat Focus Index.
In an overall fairly valued market, it's time to be selective.
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