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Primecap Odyssey Growth's successful high-conviction multimanager system contributes to its Gold rating.
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Succession plans are on the horizon at T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth.
Asking these questions about sustainable strategies will get you a step ahead of most investors.
How we've modified our methodology for rating 529 plans.
Gold-rated Oakmark International can try the patience of investors--but it delivers over the long haul.
Some funds' fees are falling faster than others'.
Decisive central bank action and investor optimism for a swift economic recovery spurred a titanic rally for riskier sectors in fixed-income markets.
The comeback was uneven, however.
Echoes of the financial crisis reverberated across short-term and ultrashort bond funds in March 2020.
U.S. stocks have pulled off an astounding recovery.
This gutsy fund retains its Gold rating.
All the gory details on losses at some of the biggest funds.
T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth's longtime manager and thoughtful approach have served investors well.
Our winners have produced topnotch results for investors.
Why adding more asset classes isn't always helpful.
An investigation into a common complaint of active managers.
Morningstar recognizes five of the industry’s best portfolio managers.
These three firms are in the running for our 2020 award.
Four managers to keep an eye on.
Helmed by Joel Tillinghast, this massive fund--both in terms of asset size and portfolio holdings--continues to defy the odds.
Asset-weighted fees dropped to 0.45% in 2019, according to Morningstar’s latest fund fee study.
Improved processes take T. Rowe Price New Horizons and Polen Growth up a notch.
A new comanager has joined out-of-the-box thinkers Bill Nygren and Kevin Grant at this attractive fund.
Sustainable investing strategies have gone mainstream; here's how some of the best money managers are doing it.
This multisector bond fund is still a top choice for income-seekers.
For some college savers, state tax incentives might outweigh their investment fees.
An uncertain future should not deter college savers from capturing 529 tax benefits today.
While many fixed-income funds wobbled in this year's sell-off, these three Morningstar Medalists performed as expected.
A Morningstar Category grapples with its future.
Although a manager change looms large, JPMorgan SmartRetirement Blend has responsibly planned for succession.
Why actively managed dividend-growth strategies may be income-oriented investors' best bet.
Two Vanguard funds get downgrades.
Usually a relatively stable part of the market, munis have seen an uptick in volatility in the past several months.
The SECURE Act opens the door for annuities in target-date funds.
Top-rated BlackRock Lifepath Index follows a path worth traveling.
A surprise retirement and our updated methodology lead to a shake-up of series with Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold.
Silver-rated Vanguard Dividend Appreciation provides investors with a diversified portfolio of highly profitable U.S. dividend-paying stocks.
Market history doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes.
Large losses highlight that these strategies aren't immune to market shocks.
A look at some of the industry leaders' recent moves.
PGIM's bond funds have performed much as we would have expected.
The promise and peril of holding big cash stakes in open-end mutual funds.
These mutual funds own the same stocks as the Oracle of Omaha.
Fidelity U.S. Bond Index now earns a Gold rating. Here's why.
And some surprising results from two not-so-defensive offerings.
This fund quietly continues in its role as a flagship offering.