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Glenn Freeman  |  12 Feb 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Our readers turned to Morningstar.com.au for analysis on recent global market events last week, with articles on this topic--along with a few instructional pieces--dominating our most-read list for the week-ending 9 February, 2018.

5 stocks in the accumulate zone

This quintet of companies are all trading below their fair value and hold substantial competitive advantages, according to Morningstar's Australia/New Zealand equity research team.


After the further rout in US markets overnight I thought it would be useful to get my thoughts out early. While the markets are lower my message is unchanged.

Is this a bubble bursting?

Investors should consider recent events in global markets through the lens of price versus fundamental change, says Morningstar's Clint Abraham.

Why the equity sell-off is short-term only

Even as equity markets around the globe recover from falls of around 2.5 per cent since last week, experts are divided on whether we're seeing a short-term correction or a systemic return of volatility.

Thoughts on the Wall St correction

Investors need to keep last week’s falls on Wall Street in perspective, with a more concentrated effect anticipated for Australian companies, writes Investors Mutual's Anton Tagliaferro.

Despite a rocky road, don't stray from the path

But at Morningstar, we continue to focus on long-term opportunities, and recommend staying the course, rather than focussing on short-term volatility.

As expected volatility is back with a dose of reality

Following on from Tuesday's early edition of the Overview--From FOMO to FONGO--it was interesting there was not a tweet from the President about the rout on US markets on Friday and Monday.

3 investing mistakes to avoid

Investors spend a massive amount of time trying to make all the right moves. The collective effort dedicated to picking good stocks, managers, exchange-traded funds, and so on, is immense.

Why now is the time to invest in Russia

Russia is tipped for a recovery after a poor 2017. The stocks are cheap and the fundamentals are compelling, according to investment professionals interviewed for this Morningstar, UK article.

Does leverage ever make sense?

Yes, this headline looks silly. Almost nine years into a powerful rally, and with the Dow suddenly caving, I bring up the subject of leverage. Talk about a columnist high on the fumes of a bull market!


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Glenn Freeman is a senior editor at Morningstar.

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