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    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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    Moat Investing

    December 09, 2020

    The Tech Stocks that Impressed in November—Not Big Tech

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    The tech sector was the strongest contributor to the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index's November return, led by the tech stocks that aren't necessarily the focus of cable financial news each day.

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    Moat Investing

    November 06, 2020

    Moat Stocks: Poised for a Comeback?

    by Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager

    The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index has historically posted excess returns in periods following months of underperformance, according to Morningstar. Will that hold true following this summer's slump?

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