Franklin International Growth features an intriguing process and stable team.
Some members of the Morningstar 500 carry concentrated positions.
Bronze-rated Parnassus Fund’s record of excellent stock-picking and a strong environmental, social, and governance focus outweigh succession questions.
Asset managers agree that inflation protection is important and that no one asset is a silver bullet.
MFS Aggressive Growth Allocation and Franklin Mutual Shares may share a category, but they are far from perfect substitutes.
Bronze-rated Hartford Healthcare and Gold-rated Vanguard Health Care are still compelling after Kirk Mayer's departure.
Nuveen S&P 500 Buy-Write Income produces more income and less volatility than a traditional S&P 500 fund, but its upside potential is limited.
With a rigorous ESG process, reasonable costs, and good performance, this fund is one investors should keep their eyes on.