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Morningstar Runs the Numbers

We take a numerical look through this week's Morningstar research. Plus, our most popular articles and videos for the week ended Aug. 3.

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Inspired by Harper's Index (with a tip of the hat to FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits blog), Morningstar Runs the Numbers uses a numbers-based approach to highlight recent Morningstar research, along with some outside news stories.

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 Apple (AAPL) became the first firm to top $1 trillion as the stock rallied on the heels of good third-quarter earnings.

Fidelity is launching two new index funds that give investors exposure to the U.S. and international equity markets at a 0% expense ratio. The move signifies important shifts underway in the fund industry, says Morningstar's head of global manager research, Jeff Ptak

Morningstar manager research analysts discuss five up-and-coming or under-the-radar strategies in this excerpt from the June 2018 edition of Morningstar Prospects. Our analysts currently do not cover these funds, but we may in the future. 

A new documentary claims to have solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, The Sun reported. Experts at the University of Southampton believe the mystery can be explained by a natural phenomenon known as "rogue waves," which can reach as high as 100 feet.

Director of manager research Russ Kinnel discusses what goes into our medalist ratings and discusses two newly rated funds.

Do investors need a dedicated mid-cap fund? And if so, how large should their exposure be? We attempt to answer these questions, and list our 13 highest-rated mid-cap funds.

Morningstar equity analysts think these four banks will see strong dividend growth and improving returns on equity.

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Most Requested Fund Quotes
Vanguard 500 Index
Fidelity Contrafund
T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index
Dodge & Cox Stock

Most Requested ETF Quotes
Invesco QQQ
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
Vanguard S&P 500 ETF
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