Navigating retirement involves a host of problems. These funds present a range of solutions.
This top-rated ETF provides access to the global stock market in one low-cost package.
Fund companies have embraced ownership of 'unicorn companies,' with mixed results.
Taxable-bond and sector-equity funds bounce back.
When it comes to trading smaller stocks, these funds are in a tight spot.
Invesco Global Opportunities took a big hit when its Nektar stock lost that sweet taste.
American Funds Inflation Linked Bond's macro strategy courts higher volatility than other inflation bond offerings.
If successful, performance-chasing could be the hot new trend in 401(k) lineups.
This aggressive mortgage fund’s losses can teach investors about the role of bonds in a portfolio.
The streaming giant’s poor performance this year stirred trading activity.
The new Morningstar Yield data point shows that equity exchange-traded funds tend to be a promising option.
With a low-cost portfolio of large company stocks, Vanguard S&P 500 ETF is a top choice for investors.
As more asset managers get into the active ETF game, here's a deeper dive into some of the traditional active equity players and their differences.
This multisector bond fund run by veteran managers is resilient, says Morningstar's analyst.
Yes, almost everything is down this year, but diversification is still your friend.
This fund's low costs and broad scope should help it outperform over the long term, says Morningstar's analyst.
A case study using Vanguard's tax-efficient model portfolios.
The fund is having a tougher year than its peers. Here's what Morningstar's analyst thinks.
Rising yields have increased their return, but investors should pay heed to their potential pitfalls, too.
Market shocks don’t necessarily translate into superior outcomes for these investments.
We have increased confidence in the fund's manager and resources, says Morningstar's analyst.
Our analysts added these promising mutual funds to the Morningstar Prospects list.
Low-cost Vanguard Growth ETF focuses on the largest and highest-growth companies in the United States.
Change is afoot at this large growth fund. Here's what Morningstar's analyst has to say about it.
Morningstar's fund ratings have been effective in sorting funds based on future performance, though opportunities for improvement remain.
Filled with large-cap value stocks and run by adept managers, this fund earns our top rating.
Value-focused and China-heavy funds fared best amid the global selloff.
Deep-value funds showed some resilience, while aggressive-growth offerings crashed.
All major Morningstar fixed-income fund categories are on pace to lose money for another quarter.
Changes to the allocation categories mean new names are in order.
How have our picks performed, and did the ratings matter?
This exchange-traded fund favors high-quality and financially sound dividend-growth stocks that can weather economic uncertainty.
Before allocating, investors must be clear about what they're buying.
A big win for commodities funds. Crypto, not so much.
The fund is outperforming its peer group this year. But that's not why Morningstar likes it.
Time for me to add a little T. Rowe Price?
Outstanding diversification + rock-bottom fees = a core international stock ETF that works for most investors.
This low-cost portfolio of large company stocks makes an excellent core holding.
A deep dive into this group.
The constitution of the index that QQQ tracks lacks a sensible investment rationale, says Morningstar's analyst.
We're incorporating the Morningstar Portfolio Risk Score to categorize funds better.
Breaking down the X's and O's of these increasing popular investment vehicles.
A deeper look at how 529s have evolved.
This index fund is a cheap way to get exposure to large-cap value stocks, which are outperforming this year.
It may still be a little early to start arguing that bond yields have stabilized.
Capital Group and Fidelity round out the top three.
Several of the fund's experienced managers have retired. Here's what that means for fundholders.
See what sets these fund managers apart.
The lead equity manager is retiring. Here's what we expect from his replacement.
We answer your questions about 529 college savings plan investment choices, fees, impact on aid, and withdrawals.