Tue, 7 Oct 2014
There's more than meets the eye to CalPERS' decision to jettison hedge funds.
Morningstar's Elizabeth Collins discusses the index's selection process and highlights one of the recent additions.
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 .
A willingness to look past short-term noise and instead focus on a company's competitive advantages and stewardship serves as a core stock-picking advantage for Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
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.
Some energy names and out-of-favor companies joined the index, but, in a sign of the times, few deeply discounted stocks .
Investors have started to pay attention to risk again, but market valuations overall don't offer much margin of safety, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Morningstar's Gaston Ceron addresses the short- and long-term prospects for and opportunities in ICE's takeover of NYSE Euronext.
The Dow is at all-time high levels, but Morningstar's Mike Holt says buying opportunities still exist across all sectors and emphasizes the importance of individual stock selection.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina offers some of his new investment ideas following a quarterly rebalancing of the Wide Moat Focus Index.
These management teams should be good stewards of shareholder capital in today's uncertain environment.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina explains why a fairly valued stock should outperform both cash and bonds over the long run.
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