Mon, 21 Apr 2014
The tactical message continues to resonate through equity market rally.
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.
Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
First-quarter flows into many bond-fund categories were tepid compared with their equity counterparts, with improving economic conditions creating a Treasury sell-off.
Apple's gross margins likely will shrink over time, but the market is underestimating the long-term potential of the iPhone, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
Windhaven's Eric Biegeleisen discusses his firm's broad approach to ETF selection and its focus on the tracking, trading, and structural aspects of such funds.
October data show continued inflows for bonds (including riskier fixed-income assets), while investors withdrew money from U.S. stock mutual funds and ETFs.
Low-volatility strategies look attractive for developed-markets exposure today, says Morningstar's Sam Lee.
Whether you are looking for core foreign exposure or making a tactical bet, ETFs can be a good choice for international-stock investors, says Morningstar's Patty Oey.
Foreign-stock funds and dividend-payers are top destinations for new IRA contributions.
Investments in mobile platforms and diversified marketing channels point to long-term competitiveness.
The debate over the benefits of active versus passive management does not have to be an either/or proposition.
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