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Morningstar Runs the Numbers

Inspired by Harper's Index (with a tip of the hat to FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits blog), Morningstar Runs the Numbers uses a numbers-based approach to highlight recent Morningstar research, along with some outside news stories.

Our key takeaway from wide-moat  Amazon's (AMZN) fourth-quarter update wasn't so much that the core building blocks of our longer-margin cash flow assumptions are intact, but that new sources are also becoming contributors sooner than anticipated, said consumer strategist R.J. Hottovy. does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.