All posts tagged "morningstar"

  • John Rogers
    John Rogers on the Pricing Power of Sports in the TiVo Age

    John Rogers, founder of Ariel Investments and manager of the Ariel and Ariel Appreciation funds, was interviewed by Morningstar analyst Christopher Davis regarding opportunities he’s finding in the stock market. Rogers revealed he has a passion for...

    • Posted June 22, 2012
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  • Warren Buffett - Chairman BRKB
    Warren Buffett’s Past Performance Makes Strong Case for Indexing

    David Loeper, contributor to Forbes Magazine has written a compelling article highlighting the power of indexing; even compared to the “magic” of investing superstar Warren Buffett. In “Has Warren Buffett Lost His Magical Touch?,” Loeper examines the...

    • Posted May 8, 2012
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  • Jean-Marie Eveillard, First Eagle Funds
    Jean-Marie Eveillard: Japan is Truly a Cheap Market

    Jean-Marie Eveillard has vast experience in the financial markets from managing the First Eagle Global Fund for nearly 30 years.  The performance of the fund was noteworthy and he earned a Morningstar lifetime achievement award.  Eveillard’s focus...

    • Posted October 10, 2011
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  • The Market Thoroughly Convinces Investors to be Optimistic

    Paul J. Lim, senior editor at Money Magazine, has written an article published in The N. Y. Times revealing that investors made decent returns by taking on more risk in the past decade: Risk-taking hasn’t been rewarded over just the last...

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • High Dividend Payout Ratios Not Always Bad

    Morningstar’s Josh Peters explains why companies that pay out a large percentage of their earnings as dividends are not necessarily poor investment choices. He comments on competitive position, debt levels, and capital re-investment requirements needed to keep...

    • Posted August 14, 2010
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  • Goldman Sachs is Nothing Special at Managing Money

    Brett Arends reports on Goldman Sachs mutual funds which sock investors with high fees and mediocre to poor performance: Goldman investors have also suffered from mediocre performance at many funds. Goldman likes to think it has the...

    • Posted May 1, 2010
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  • Morningstar Analyzes Timber as an Asset Class

    Daniel Rohr, CFA, provides some interesting insights into the fundamentals behind timber, which Jeremy Grantham and several large college endowments have popularized as an asset class. Rohr examines the history and future of timber in a well-written...

    • Posted October 2, 2009
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  • Emerging Market Bonds Offer Diversification Benefits

    William Samuel Rocco at Morningstar has written an article highlighting the virtues of holding emerging markets bond funds in a portfolio. Emerging markets bond funds have different country weightings than emerging markets stock funds and therefore offer...

    • Posted April 11, 2009
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  • More on the Demise of Bill Miller

    Clusterstock reports: “After beating the S&P 500 every year from 1991-2005, Legg Mason’s Value Trust fund is down 58% over the past year. The collapse has more than wiped out the fund’s record streak: Value Trust is...

    • Posted December 11, 2008
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  • Jeremy Siegel Says Market Bottomed July 15th

    Morningstar reports that Jeremy Siegel stated that the market reached a selling climax on July 15th, especially for the financials, and that corporate earnings will be recovering. Source: http://socialize.morningstar.com/NewSocialize/blogs/M_Jeffrey/archive/2008/08/08/Professor-Siegel-Calls-Market-Bottom.aspx ***

    • Posted August 10, 2008
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