Global Economic Worries Stall Fed
Although overseas concerns halted Federal Reserve action this month, a hike is still in the cards this year, but it shouldn't derail the economy, say Morningstar's Bob Johnson
PIMCO Investors: Time to Reassess, Not Panic
Gross' departure will have definite repercussions at PIMCO, but the depth of the firm's research capabilities means investors can take some time to assess how Gross' exit will impact the firm before making an investment decision, says Morningstar's Michael Herbst
3 Bond Investing Tips
Rising interest rates, quantitative easing from Japan and implicit market support from the European Central Bank all make for interesting opportunities for bond investors
Which Bond Markets Offer Value?
Where are the professionals finding opportunities in the fixed income market? First State's bond manager Helene Williamson reveals her top three tips
3 Bond Investment Tips
Fixed income fund manager Fraser Lundie of Hermes explains how he mitigates interest rate risk in his portfolio and why he prioritises quality and long duration bonds
3 Unloved Investments
Contrarian investing buys unloved assets. We explain why now is the right time to invest in financial stocks, private equity funds and China
What Next for Emerging Market Debt?
Ask the Expert: For the first time in five years, emerging market debt lost cash in 2013. Does this mean a buying opportunity or has the asset got further to fall?
5 Top Tips from Warren Buffett
On the occasion of his 83rd birthday, we examine how the Berkshire Hathaway chairman's principles help investors succeed
When Professional Guidance Pays Off
Morningstar's director of personla finance says a financial adviser can earn his or her keep many times over, particularly in some of these specific examples
Shhh...The Global Economy Is Doing Just Fine
Investors have to wade through a quagmire of negative news on a daily basis but underneath it all, the world econonmy is actually doing quite well, says Justin Urquhart-Stewart
Contrarian Approach to Growth Pays Off
Morningstar 2012 International Stock Fund Manager of the Year Rajiv Jain expects continued earnings growth for the less popular growth stories of tobacco and Indian consumer stocks.