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The 10 most popular articles from the last week, including Rodney Hobson's latest market commentary and a "Fund Managers' Favourites" video with top dividend picks

Alanna Petroff 15 October, 2012 | 11:42AM

What are intelligent investors reading these days? Here are the top 10 most popular articles from over the past week:

Weekly Commentary

The Beautiful Swann and The Ugly Duckling
Morningstar columnist Rodney Hobson takes a look at the management changes at WH Smith, the plight of Thomas Cook and the success of the Direct Line flotation.

Equity Research & Insights

Outlook for the Stock Market
Stocks look fairly valued, while the bond market continues to froth.

Distress Over Dividend Delays
PERSPECTIVES: Why are we waiting? Addressing dividend delays amongst UK blue chip companies.

Direct Line: An Indirect Market Debut
Shares in the insurance company Direct Line are now trading in London, but the official IPO is on Tuesday.

Fund Managers’ Favourites: Top Dividends Picks
VIDEO: Job Curtis, who manages the Gold-rated City of London Investment Trust, discusses his favourite dividend-paying UK companies.

Top 20 High-Yielding Stocks
Morningstar data reveal the 20 highest-yielding stocks on the FTSE 350.

Bond Investing

Are You Paying Too Much for Your Bond Fund?
VIDEO: Paying a total expense ratio of 0.9% on your bond fund? You could be making a painful mistake.

Fund Research & Insights

Income Investing is Going Global
The equity income investment trend is gaining global popularity, and some specific funds are leading the pack in terms of assets under management

ETF Research & Insights

5 ETFs to Ride Out the Recession 
Here are five solid strategies and five corresponding ETFs to help you navigate this tiresome recession.

Portfolio & Money Management

A Sample Retirement Portfolio Using the Bucket Approach
This aggressively positioned sample portfolio illustrates how the increasingly popular "bucket" strategy works.

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About Author Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.