Is the spike in outflows just a spike or the start of something big?
Some funds' fees are falling faster than others'.
Large growth maintains its supremacy in the Morningstar Style Box during a volatile first half for mutual funds.
Russ Kinnel explores the trend of increased outflows from actively managed funds.
All the gory details on losses at some of the biggest funds.
Russ Kinnel sees promise in value and foreign stock funds.
Improved processes take T. Rowe Price New Horizons and Polen Growth up a notch.
Sustainable investing strategies have gone mainstream; here's how some of the best money managers are doing it.
Russ Kinnel examined recent bear markets to glean information for future upheavals.
Russ Kinnel explores four highly rated funds that have reopened for investors.
Two Vanguard funds get downgrades.
Market history doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes.
We examine the funds that held up better than others in these turbulent markets.
Municipal bonds and financial stocks suffered amid the volatility, but growth stocks persevered, and the market's recovery has been robust.
Past bear markets have shown that there likely will be more reopening announcements on the way.
Looking at key manager changes to see what we've learned along the way.
Russ Kinnel shares which funds caught our eye because of a change in leadership.
Only a small number of managers have earned our highest rating.
Don't touch your face or your portfolio.
Let's make a fund deal.
Russ Kinnel offers a range of suggestions for those looking for a new holding.
Russ Kinnel discusses the importance of the People Pillar in assessing a Morningstar Analyst Rating and a few funds that are exceptional in this area.
Value funds plus big upgrades are worth a look.
We recently updated our Parent rating, a crucial element in evaluating how well a fund will serve investors in the long run.
From Bogle and Ellenbogen to flows and acquisitions, it was a year of changes.
Only 34 funds passed all my tests.
These 8 events were attention-getters.
Russ Kinnel says retirees should adjust--but not eliminate--their equity positioning.
See the range of ratings generated by different fee levels for each mutual fund.
Russ Kinnel highlights some good-quality funds that are getting dumped.
These six funds have rebounded nicely in 2019.
Get caught up on that fund you hated.
Warning: These funds are currently closed to new investors.
Russ Kinnel discusses some of the advantages that come along with these all-in-one stock bond funds.
Russ Kinnel discusses some factors that can influence big payouts.
Kicking funds when they are down.
For investors looking to shore up their portfolios, these bond funds are useful as a next line of defense.
Russ Kinnel shares the reasons we'd lower a fund's Analyst Rating.
Tread carefully at year-end when investing for a taxable account.
Low-volatility funds are easy to use well.
Russ Kinnel offers four picks ranging from aggressive to conservative.
Funds from Fidelity and Dodge & Cox are on the rise.
We assess the factors that can cause bad timing and measure what bad timing can cost investors.
Russ Kinnel looks at what prompted upgrades for these four funds.
Evaluating the prospects of Vanguard Dividend Growth and three other recently reopened funds.
What sets the great funds apart from the good?
Russ Kinnel shares his favorite foreign small- and mid-cap funds.
Russ Kinnel shares his favorite international funds.
Russ Kinnel shares his favorite actively managed global funds.
Russ Kinnel shares some ideas for actively managed stock funds in this corner of the Morningstar Style Box.