Morningstar’s Guide to Moat Investing

Investing in companies with a sustainable competitive advantage and trading at attractive prices can be one way to manage market turbulence. In this informative webcast, Vaneck and ETF Trends will outline how a timeless investment philosophy, driven by Morningstar’s forward-looking equity research, focusing on companies with a wide economic moat

September 15, 2020
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Join Dave Nadig, CIO of ETF Trends and ETF Database, as he moderates a discussion on:

  • A focus on Morningstar research-driven Moat investing methodology
  • How Morningstar identifies economic moats and attractive valuations
  • The de-FAANGing of the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus Index
  • Recent fund performance and company highlights
  • How financial advisors can incorporate a Moat investment methodology into a diversified investment portfolio

NOT accepted for one hour of CFP/CIMA CE credit for live and on-demand attendees

CFA Institute members are encouraged to self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker.


Andrew Lane

Economic Moat Committee
Morningstar Indexes

Brandon Rakszawski

Director, ETF Product Development

Dave Nadig

CIO, Director of Research
ETF Trends and ETF Database

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