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  • Moat Investing

    March 08, 2021

    Banking on Banks Paid Off for Moat Index

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index’s increase in exposure to large banks and brokerages in March 2020 has paid off. They comprised four of the top five contributors to performance last month.

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    Moat Investing

    February 26, 2021

    The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index ended its four-year streak of outperforming the broad U.S. equity market in 2020, though its long-term track record remains impressive.

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    Moat Investing

    February 04, 2021

    As Moat Stocks Rebound, Inflation Looms

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index ended January ahead of the S&P 500 Index. We also touch on inflation and what it may mean for moat stocks.

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    Moat Investing

    January 07, 2021

    Top Moat Stocks in 2020: Veeva, ServiceNow and Amazon

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    We take a look at the top and bottom performers for 2020 for the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index, following the Index’s strong finish in Q4 relative to the S&P 500 Index.

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