228.45 (2.25)
1061.80 (-6.20)
793.50 (8.50)
548.65 (-3.85)
2668.75 (-11.25)
9779.85 (-120.15)
372.55 (2.55)
24081.85 (21.85)
326.45 (1.45)
307.50 (6.00)
2988.40 (-41.60)
20335.35 (215.35)
384.80 (-3.30)
1613.75 (21.20)
4863.15 (-10.50)
753.60 (7.60)
1387.80 (14.70)
1236.95 (-4.10)
3203.50 (-6.80)
903.55 (0.50)
207.10 (3.00)
269.90 (7.60)
1178.05 (23.05)
379.30 (14.50)
1087.55 (-1.15)
536.00 (4.00)
247.75 (-4.20)
753.85 (1.50)
1601.20 (6.25)
1718.90 (19.85)
1453.30 (3.10)
4558.85 (37.25)
7053.00 (-97.00)
159.00 (1.00)
222.95 (-2.15)
172.15 (-0.35)
1013.05 (-11.95)
228.65 (1.50)
15925.00 (-175.05)
1333.55 (3.50)
807.75 (9.75)
510.10 (5.10)
330.00 (2.10)
2576.10 (26.10)
504.30 (4.30)
3648.75 (2.35)
168.45 (-2.20)
548.60 (1.70)
1200.10 (-4.90)
487.90 (-2.30)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

How to engage young investors in a discussion that will set a solid financial foundation for their future.

A model for serving young investors

Our analyst throws some light on the fund manager's investing style.

What to note about Sundaram Select Mid Cap Fund

Timelines for doubling your money should factor in inflation.

Why the 'Rule of 72' just won't do

The short-term fund and the dynamic bond fund are both excellent offerings.

Two Silver-rated funds from Birla Sun Life

Dhaval Kapadia, Director, Portfolio Specialist, Morningstar Investment Adviser (India), answers queries.

Arbitrage fund or savings account?

Analyst Andrew Lange looks at Infosys, TCS and Wipro after the latest quarterly results.

Our view on these infotech stocks

Our analysts look at funds from asset management companies IDFC and BSL.

A fresh look at two intermediate government bond funds

PPFAS Long Term Value Fund has no restrictions on market cap, sector or geography.

Rajeev Thakkar on his go-anywhere fund

The adviser provides more than the output of a simple risk tool and the advice process is more than risk profiling.

Good advice is hard to measure

The market's turning points are never evident until after they have occurred, says Morningstar's VP for research, John Rekenthaler.

Every financial crisis is different

Outsourcing asset allocation to an expert is a smart way for advisers to function.

Asset Allocation: Leave it to the experts

Doing the right thing means you must be aware of the wrong. Pay close attention to this list of avoids.

What not to do when investing

Carl Richards on why the 'Honesty Differentiator' would convince people that they should work with you rather than someone else.

Give clients reasons to trust you

The funds in this category are not a homogeneous lot and one cannot blindly rely on returns.

A reliable mid- and small-cap fund

Data shows that professional investors believe there is a link between corporate sustainability and long-term financial performance.

The value(s) of sustainable investing

Morningstar's vice president for research, John Rekenthaler, on why the active vs. passive framework needs to change.

Blurring lines between active and passive funds

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      Baidu Troubles Highlight Challenge of Investing in China
Baidu Troubles Highlight Challenge of Investing in China
The Chinese search giant's run-in with regulators doesn't have a major impact on our view of the firm's valuation, but the incident emphasizes regulatory and stewardship risks.

      For Women, Risk Is Something to Embrace
For Women, Risk Is Something to Embrace
Earning less, a shorter career, and living longer should steer women toward riskier assets, Morningstar's Laura Lutton says.

      What We Learned at Berkshire
What We Learned at Berkshire
Morningstar's Gregg Warren shares the insight he gained on Berkshire's capital spending and share buyback philosophy.

      Why Moats Matter
Why Moats Matter
An economic moat provides a gauge of a company's competitive advantages and overall strength, and it is a highly valuable tool for investors of all levels.

      Reducing the Pain of Contrarian Investing
Reducing the Pain of Contrarian Investing
It isn’t easy being different, but having a disciplined valuation framework can help keep your emotions in check, says GMO’s James Montier.

      Should Investors Care About Sustainability?
Should Investors Care About Sustainability?
Investors who want to have an impact may wish to allocate their capital to companies and funds that are better sustainability performers, says Morningstar's Jon Hale.

      How Can You Tell if a Fund Seeks Sustainable Investments?
How Can You Tell if a Fund Seeks Sustainable Investments?
Morningstar's Jon Hale walks through the nuts and bolts of calculating the new sustainability rating for funds.

      Financial Literacy: Just-in-Time Is the Ticket
Financial Literacy: Just-in-Time Is the Ticket
Financial-education efforts have had depressingly little impact on individuals' decision-making when occurring too far away from the financial behavior it's meant to influence, says University of Colorado's John Lynch.
Time to Rethink Saving and Spending in Retirement
Time to Rethink Saving and Spending in Retirement
Retirees today are breaking out of the traditional saving and spending models of the past, continuing to save in their retirement years, says Vanguard's Steve Utkus.
Why China Matters to the World Economy, and Why It Doesn
Why China Matters to the World Economy, and Why It Doesn't
A slowing China will have a profound impact, but it isn't the be-all and end-all to the health of the global economy, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
How Bad Timing Can Bite in Retirement
How Bad Timing Can Bite in Retirement
Starting withdrawals as a bear market hits can seriously impair the sustainability of a retirement portfolio over time.
How to Fine Tune Your Investment Mix in Retirement
How to Fine Tune Your Investment Mix in Retirement
In addition to moving from stocks to bonds, investors may also pivot away from more volatile intra-asset-class tilts as they move into retirement, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Four Pressing Topics From The Berkshire Meeting
Four Pressing Topics From The Berkshire Meeting
Morningstar analyst Gregg Warren gives his take on Berkshire's culture, crisis management, and more from the annual meeting.
Buffett: Interest Rates Key to Understanding Stock Valuation
Buffett: Interest Rates Key to Understanding Stock Valuation
In our mid-meeting update, Morningstar's Matt Coffina discusses Buffett's view of stock valuations, cost cutting, and more.
Russia
Russia's Troubles Unlikely To Lead to Worldwide Contagion
The country's economy and currency are in precipitous decline, but the U.S. economy should provide an engine for global growth, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
How Much Can I Afford to Save, and How Far Will It Get Me?
How Much Can I Afford to Save, and How Far Will It Get Me?
Parents shouldn't compromise their own retirement plans to save for their children's college expenses, but they should establish guidelines with their children for how much they're prepared to spend.
How Much Luck in Investing Success?
How Much Luck in Investing Success?
Michael Mauboussin explains why humans tend to overweight the role of skill and underestimate the role of luck in investing success--and how we can correct for our perceptions.
A Risk-Conscious Approach in Frontier Markets
A Risk-Conscious Approach in Frontier Markets
Because frontier markets are seen as risky, risk tends to get priced more dearly, and valuations look more appropriate for the type of risk you are taking, says Wasatch Frontier Emerging Markets Small Countries Fund manager Laura Geritz.
When Stocks Are Safer
When Stocks Are Safer
Data show that the longer investors held stocks (and stomached short-term volatility), the safer they became for meeting portfolio objectives, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
Perks and Problems With the New myRA
Perks and Problems With the New myRA
These accounts have benefits for savers who are just getting going, but most will need a bigger toolkit for retirement, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Rethinking Risk Tolerance
Rethinking Risk Tolerance
Beyond their ability to stomach short-term volatility, investors should define their risk tolerance in terms of their actual risk capacity and the probability of hitting their retirement goals, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Getting Your Arms Around Risk
Getting Your Arms Around Risk
Fund investors should think beyond volatility measures alone when sizing up the risk in their portfolios, says Morningstar's Shannon Zimmerman.
Three Main Variables in the Retirement Cost Equation
Three Main Variables in the Retirement Cost Equation
New research from Morningstar Investment Management examines the key factors that drive income replacement rates, trends in retirement spending, and the duration of retirement.
Greenblatt: Patience - the Secret to Value Investing
Greenblatt: Patience - the Secret to Value Investing
Value investing works like clockwork, but your clock has to be really slow, says the Columbia professor and CIO of Gotham Asset Management.

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