Why Investors Shouldn’t Ignore the Power of the Sun
How the latest $1.1 trillion spending bill will help boost investment in solar energy.
Land, Ho! Real Estate Can Thrive Even as Rates Rise
Why REITs and now crowdfunded LLCs can be good investments in the new rising rate environment.
Diamonds Truly Are Forever, and a Very Good Long-Term Investment
White diamonds get all the attention, but they are not the most valuable. These diamonds are worth a lot more.
Managed Futures: How to Get Commodity Exposure Without Taking Delivery
Institutional investors often shy away from the futures markets, believing them too risky; however, a managed futures allocation can reduce risk.
Water Investments Are Everywhere and Run Deep
There’s nothing like a drought to make a market focus on water. Investors can bolster their portfolio with these long-term plays.
China: Short-Term Gamble, Long-Term Necessary Investment
The Chinese civilization may go back 4,000 years, but its stock market is younger than many millennials, Morningstar panelists said.
The Future of ETFs: Volatility, Rate Hikes and Robos
Four experts, including Tom Lydon of ETF Trends, closed the Morningstar ETF conference in Chicago with a look at the future of ETFs.
Bleak Energy Picture to Brighten in 2016, but Volatility to Remain
At Morningstar ETF conference, two energy experts outline events that hurt global energy prices in the past year and explain why there could be a turnaround in 2016.
ETF Experts: Hedging Currency Risk Is Cheap, Prudent and Getting Easier
Assets have flowed to currency-hedged ETFs. But a Morningstar ETF panel explores if it is worth it to managers to add this layer of protection into portfolios.
How Investors Can Grab ‘Return Gap’: Research Affiliates’ Hsu
Jason Hsu tells Morningstar ETF audience that human behavior pushing investment flows is largely to blame for investing underperformance.