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Summary: Get stock, fund, and ETF picks, plus weekly market insights, investing tips, and exclusive fund manager interviews from Morningstar’s director of equity research, director of personal finance, and stock and fund analyst team. -- Chicago-based Morningstar, Inc. is a world-leading provider of independent investment research.
A rising-rate environment has historically led dividend payers to underperform, but that is no reason to abandon these high-quality companies, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: More trouble for China, Facebook gets mobilized, Boeing still going, and more.
The housing market has plenty of runway, but several headwinds will hold it back in the near term, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Morningstar's John Rekenthaler offers his take on whether market hot spots, such as low-volatility funds, alternatives, and multi-asset-class income vehicles, have long-term staying power.
Solid iPhone sales and aggressive share repurchases outweighed iPad weakness and a China slowdown in Apple's fiscal third quarter, says Morningstar's Brian Colello.
The market is valuing stocks on a more normalized level of interest rates, not the actual current level, so a rise in rates shouldn't really hurt equities, argues manager John Osterweis.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser's five biggest takeaways since The Friday Five's first episode almost four years ago.
Negative second-quarter GDP growth is not out of the question, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson, but the third and fourth quarters should rebound.
Companies that have solid intellectual property and very strong portfolios around software will continue to drive earnings growth and are good long-term holdings, says Morningstar's Grady Burkett.
As yields rose, both taxable- and municipal-bond funds saw record monthly redemptions in absolute terms in June.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: the Fed's word on flexibility, Microsoft's new look, and two e-bookends.