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Weekly Wrap: Inflation, Bias, and What the Experts Say About a Recession

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

Editor's Picks

Have Tactical Asset Allocation Funds Earned Their Keep? At long last, the opportunity for tactical funds has knocked.

26 Stock and Fund Picks Based on New Expert 2022 Forecasts Here are Morningstar's best ideas for taking advantage of the updated market forecasts from asset managers.

Q2 2022 Market Trends in 6 Charts Selloffs across asset classes left investors with nowhere to hide last quarter.

Inflation, Market Volatility, and Your Mind It is important to acknowledge our biases.

GDP Report May Have Showed a Decline, but It's Not a Recession While there's a risk of recession for 2023, any decline should be mild and short-lived.

The Best Places to Park Your Short-Term Investments Yields are important, but so are liquidity considerations and guarantees.

Portfolio Planning and Personal Finance With Christine Benz

Is It Too Late to Add Inflation Protection to Your Portfolio? A closer look at some asset types that can help against inflation.

Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

4 New Funds on Our Radar Our analysts added these promising mutual funds to the Morningstar Prospects list.

7 Charts on Where Investors Are Putting Their Money in 2022 Despite a bear market in stocks and brutal start to the year in bonds, fund investors are hanging tight.

3 Good Funds Having a Great Year These funds from Vanguard, Fidelity, and FPA shine in tough times.

Look Beyond ESG ETFs' Labels A deep dive across the most popular broad-market, passive ESG options.

Fidelity Puritan Fund Gets an Upgrade We have increased confidence in the fund's manager and resources, says Morningstar's analyst.

Is It Macro Strategies' Time to Shine? Market shocks don't necessarily translate into superior outcomes for these investments.

3 Undervalued Stocks Top Fund Managers Like These stocks are among the holdings of some of the highest-rated concentrated fund managers.

Stocks

Stock of the Week: BlackBerry As BlackBerry stock price has fallen below the expectations of speculators, long-term investors may see an opportunity.

Tech and Consumer Stocks Are Back Leading the Market. What Does It Mean? Inflation and the Fed could determine how long this change in stock market leadership lasts.

4 Stock Sectors to Skip These sectors present few opportunities in the third quarter of 2022.

Nio Stock: A Cheap Alternative to Tesla? The stock of a leading electric vehicle manufacturer in China looks undervalued, says Morningstar's analyst.

Why Is Ford Stock So Cheap? The chip shortage and rising commodity prices are holding investors back for now.

Rekenthaler Report

5 Signs of Speculation Crossing the line from investing to gambling.

The Long View Podcast

Why Optimism Is a Secret Weapon in Investing Author and financial researcher Larry Siegel discusses how you can use your intuition, understand your biases, and bring optimism into investing.

A Hospice Doctor Shares Lessons About Work, Money, and Life Jordan Grumet on his path to financial independence and mastering 'the art of subtraction.'

Sustainability Matters

2 Takeaways About the SEC's Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule U.S. asset managers' comments reveal broad support but also deep concerns in some key areas.

U.S. Sustainable Funds See Outflows for the First Time in 5 Years Sustainable bond funds shine a light in an otherwise dim quarter.

Advisor Insights

Advisors, Your Niche Is Bigger Than You Think Here's how to expand the reach of your marketing without having to go beyond your niche.

Commentary

Global Fund Flows Show a Moderate Pullback from Fixed-Income Meanwhile, stock investors stayed put.

How to Choose a Financial Advisor Use this simple checklist to find the right coach for your investment decisions.

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