The Morningstar Investment Conference 2013

  • Fears of a bursting dividend bubble are overdone, as dividend stocks are only "extended," say fund managers.

  • Retirement System Headed for 3 Train Wrecks: Bogle Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Social Security needs small fixes, but there's little political will to tackle reform, said Jack Bogle, Vanguard founder.

  • Mutual Fund Divas Warble With Index Angst Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Mutual funds have come full circle from an era in which active managers could walk on water to a world in which the general assumption is an active manager can never beat the index.

  • Top Fund Manager's Top Stock Picks  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    Mark Yockey, Artisan International Fund, reveals where he sees buying opportunities in international markets.

  • Active Managers Take a Beating, Thanks to Apple Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.

  • What's Working in the Bond Market  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    James Keenan, BlackRock, takes a look at investing in high yield bonds, as investors look for QE guidance.

  • The War Against the Mutual Fund 1 Percent Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
    Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' march in the streets near the New York Stock Exchange.

    The top tier of retirement savers has attracted the attention of federal deficit bean counters, and the mutual fund industry isn't happy about it.

  • Get Out of US Treasurys; Buy EM Bonds: Pro  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Steve Smith, Legg Mason, explains why he thinks interest rates aren't done backing up and provides his top emerging markets bond trades.

  • Your Mutual Fund Soon May Tweet Its Performance Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    Mutual fund companies are feeling the heat to use social media including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as venues through which they can reach clients and prospective investors.

  • US Holds Steady After Global Sell-Off  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, discuss what's likely supporting the markets, despite continued economic weakness abroad.

  • Apple Still Growing and Has Value: Fund Managers Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    Apple shares may be down 20 percent year to date as investors worry about slowing growth, but two fund managers still see reason to own the smartphone maker.

  • Not All Bonds Are Created Equal: Pro  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:38 PM ET

    Global bonds offer an alternative to low interest rates in the United States, Legg Mason's Steve Smith says.

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