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Morningstar Moments: An Exploration of Crypto, Robo-Advisors, and Global Markets

Catch up on our latest landscape reports.


Understanding Trends in the Cryptocurrency Market in 7 Charts 
In the first report of its kind, Madeline Hume investigates the exciting, heavily concentrated, and highly volatile world of cryptocurrency. She dives deep to discover: 

  • What coins are driving crypto’s rapid growth 
  • How the cryptocurrency market compares with other markets 
  • If gold has finally met its match with “digital gold”  

Find out here.

Should You Be Using a Robo-Advisor?
Looking for financial advice? Consider a robo-advisor. Amy Arnott shares her take on the 16 leading robo-advisors in the United States. First, she has some questions for you to consider: 

  • Do your goals require certain investment accounts? 
  • How much money do you want to invest? 
  • How complex is your financial situation? 

And more. Figure out if robo-advice is a good fit for you here.   

Report Card: Grading the Investor Experience in 26 Global Markets
The grades are in. After evaluating 26 markets around the world, here’s what Grant Kennaway found: 

  • More investors are flocking to fee-based advice  
  • Taiwan received the worst grade for the third year in a row 
  • Vanguard has had a heavy influence on the U.S. fee landscape  

Read up on our biggest takeaways here.  

Stay in the loop with @MorningstarInc and our analysts: 
Madeline Hume, senior research analyst: @MHHume
Amy C. Arnott, CFA, portfolio strategist: @AmyCArnott1