Morningstar's Take on the First Quarter
Our analysis of the first quarter in stocks, funds, and ETFs. Also, undervalued stocks and quarter-end index and fund category data.
As the first quarter of 2019 comes to a close, Morningstar's analysts have provided in-depth reviews and outlooks across equity sectors and fund categories.
30 Undervalued Stocks
Here are some of our analysts' best ideas across sectors.
Stock Market Outlook: Scarce Opportunities, but Pockets of Value Remain
The financial services sector is the most undervalued, with banks offering particularly attractive opportunities.
First-Quarter Trends in 14 Charts
A visual take on the term.
The First Quarter in U.S. Equity Funds
Aggressive strategies strike back.
3 Good Funds Having a Great Year
These Morningstar Medalists' returns finished near the top of their respective categories last quarter.
A Solid Start to 2019 for International-Stock Funds
The first quarter of 2019 was much better than the fourth quarter of 2018.
Growth Funds Flourish in the First Quarter
Russ Kinnel breaks down how mutual funds performed during the market rally.
First-Quarter Proves Positive for ETFs
At the cost of being vanilla, investors push into low-cost ETFs.
What's Driving the Bond Market's Performance?
Fixed-Income funds of all stripes did well during the first quarter. Can it continue?
ESG Funds Still Gaining Steam
Jon Hale recaps the first quarter for U.S. ESG funds, which continue to build on their record inflows from the previous quarter.
Fed Policy Boosts Bond Funds in the First Quarter
The Fed's dovish stance contributes to 2019's strong start.
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