From May 8-10, theMorningstar Investment Conferencebrought together some of the best minds in investing.

Speakers covered the state of the bond market to opportunities in equities, as well as financial planning issues.

Attendees heard keynote presentations from PIMCOs Manny Roman, AQRs Cliff Asness, Franklin Templetons Sonal Desai, and Morningstar CEO Kunal Kapoor, among others.

Morningstar analysts led discussions with notable investors and speakers including T. Rowe Prices David Giroux, Wellingtons Jean Hynes, and Royces Charlie Dreifus.

New this year, we presented the Morningstar Awards for Investing Excellence on Thursday.

Be sure to bookmark this page and return daily for the latest insights from the event.

Morningstar Awards for Investing Excellence Winners

The trophies go to managers and a firm that put investors first.

Jeff Ptak speaks with the firms Tim Buckley about stewardship and the Vanguard of the future.

Miriam Sjoblom talks with Dan Fuss of Loomis Sayles about a memorable investment opportunity and his advice for successful portfolio managers.

We recognize five of the very best in the industry.

Four candidates stood out from their counterparts.

These are the topics Russ is most eager to hear about at Morningstars annual event, which kicks off today.

Opportunities in High Yield, Emerging-Markets Bonds

Sonal Desai, chief investment officer of the Franklin Templeton fixed-income group, says fundamentals in global bond markets are strong.

Kinnel gives his take on a theme emerging at the Morningstar Investment Conference: indebtedness.

Emmanuel Roman asserts his firms fixed-income edge at the Morningstar Investment Conference.

3 Qualities of an Easy-to-Stick-With Investment

AQRs Cliff Asness digs into why some multifactor quantitative strategies have been struggling.

Kinnel: 3 Closing Thoughts From the Conference

Russ Kinnel recaps day 3 with thoughts on healthcare and GE.

The Sector Powering T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation

Manager David Giroux shares a few stock picks and what he thinks of the bond market today.

Wellington Managements Jean Hynes discusses key innovations in the sector today.

The Benefits and Challenges of Innovation in Healthcare

Morningstar experts discuss patient benefits, costs, and planning for healthcare amid accelerating technology.

What 3 Great Managers Expect From the Bond Market

We discuss value in the fixed-income markets and risks to be aware of during the Morningstar Investment Conference.

Morningstars Eric Jacobson speaks with PIMCOs Manny Roman at the Morningstar Investment Conference.

Franklin Templetons Sonal Desai on the lack of recession signs, trade skirmishes, and where the dollar is going.

Morningstars Ben Johnson talks to BlackRocks Holly Framsted about the future of value investing.

How Charlie Dreifus Risk Allergy Shapes His Work

The iconic Royce manager offers a panoramic view of what might be ahead.

Christine Benz talks with J.P. Morgans Anne Lester about sequence risk, spending volatility during retirement and how to adjust withdrawals over time.

2 Top Managers on Secular Change and the Market

T. Rowe Prices David Giroux and Wellington Managements Jean Hynes talk value investing, innovation in healthcare, and where theyre finding opportunity.

3 Superior Managers on Todays Muni Bond Market

Three of the industrys finest discuss where theyre finding value and what risks to consider.

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