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Weekly Wrap: CPI Report, Undervalued Stocks, and What to Invest in During High Inflation

We recap the week on and note the most popular stocks, funds, and exchange-traded funds.

Editor's Picks

Wondering What to Invest in During Inflation? Here Are Some of Our Top Picks These inflation hedges can help protect your portfolio.

33 Undervalued Stocks for 2022 Here's the new list of Morningstar's top analyst picks for the third quarter.

In a Tough Quarter, Sustainable Strategies Struggled But Stayed Competitive Healthcare stocks help offset the impact of technology stock declines and energy stock strength.

How to Invest Your Money as the Fed Raises Interest Rates Why the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, what that means for stocks and bonds, and how to tweak your portfolio in response.

Why ETFs Succeeded They have been used differently than their inventors envisioned.

401(k) Statements May Surprise Investors in July Here's how to put depressed account balances and the new lifetime allocation illustration into perspective.

Portfolio Planning and Personal Finance With Christine Benz

How Worried Should You Be About Inflation? Your personal spending and inflation rate likely vary from the Consumer Price Index.

Which Investments to Keep Out of Your Taxable Account Sizable mutual fund capital gains distributions illustrate a simple fact: Some investments are structurally a poor fit for taxable accounts.

Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

Fund Fees' Continued Decline Is a Win for Investors Asset-weighted fund fees dropped to 0.40% in 2021.

3 Good Under-the-Radar Dividend Stock Funds You can find funds with a decent yield outside of the large-value Morningstar Category.

What to Do With Extra Money in Your 529 Plan Families with more assets than they need in a tax-advantaged education savings account have options.

Why We Upgraded Funds From Vanguard and Fidelity Plus a look at downgrades and a fund that is new to coverage.

What's Wrong With T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth? Change is afoot at this large-growth fund. Here's what Morningstar's analyst has to say about it.

There's More to Sustainability Than Meets the Eye There is no one-size-fits-all in sustainable investing.

Are You Leaving Money on the Table From Your Funds' Returns? The gap between reported total returns and actual results may seem daunting, but investors can take steps to minimize it.


9 Cheap Defensive Stocks The earnings of these companies are less sensitive to the economy—and their stocks are undervalued, too.

Spending Is Shifting Back to Services, Here's Where to Invest Now As the pandemic recedes, consumer spending behavior will normalize and shift back toward services and away from goods.

Are Battered China Tech Stocks Out of the Woods Yet? Chinese stocks, including Alibaba, have staged a big rebound. Here's what it might take for the rally to continue.

Rekenthaler Report

Why Higher Fiduciary Standards Help Everybody Trusting societies tend to be both happier and wealthier.

Advisor Insights

Here's How the Proposed Secure Act Regulations Are Tougher on Older Beneficiaries Once the IRA owner passes the required beginning date, the planning options for the IRA are limited. Here are four things an older IRA owner can do.

The Long View Podcast

Justin Fitzpatrick: 'Retirees Have a Superpower' The co-founder of retirement-software provider Income Lab says that older adults can take a few simple steps to ensure that their assets last throughout their lifetimes.

The Short Answer

Think You Learned Everything About Your Finances? Financial expert Tim Ranzetta describes the four C's of financial education.

Sustainability Matters

There's More to Sustainability Than Meets the Eye There is no one-size-fits-all in sustainable investing.

Most Requested Stock Quotes

Apple Microsoft Meta Platforms Inc Class A The Walt Disney Co

Most Requested Fund Quotes

Vanguard 500 Index Admiral Dodge & Cox Stock Fidelity 500 Index Vanguard Dividend Growth Inv Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Admiral

Most Requested ETF Quotes

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Invesco QQQ Trust Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF

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