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  • Need Some Help Achieving Your Financial Goals? Look no Further!

    Jun 25, 2001 by Bryan_Carey is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Personal Finance
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of timely information; good stock and mutual fund selector tools
    Cons: Some stock pages load very slowly!

    Summary: is an excellent financial web service centered in Chicago, Illinois. This service is full of useful investment information and financial tools and it can prove to be a valuable tool to assist an individual investor with financial ... read more

  • Morningstar's narrow universe

    Sep 4, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Portfolio tools lets you dig into mutual fund holdings all in one shop.
    Cons: Morningstar does not cover foreign stocks, an insult to those interested in portfolio diversity.

    Summary: Morninstar premium membership! Now with whirling disks! Multicolored flashing ads! More distracing images than you ever thought possible on a financial information page. And that financial information is narrow. Think really narrow. Morninstar does not ... read more

  • Don't pay for Morningstar Membership - it is a rip-off

    Oct 18, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: low price - extensive numbers - considerable amounts of data readily available
    Cons: Many math errors and incorrect cost basis gives false data for cost basis, gain/loss, etc.

    Summary: I bought the Morningstar paid (Premium) membership service in order to track my portfolio and to gather information regarding the purchase and sale of stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and bonds, and to get access to the Morningstar analysis for the rated ... read more

  • First Impressions

    Apr 26, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great information
    Cons: Webpage load time

    Summary: I first heard about a free online financial tool that could be found on Morningstar's website ( called the Portfolio X-Ray when I was reading an article entitled "14 Tips for the Newly Married Couple". The article I was reading ... read more

  • A Small Investor's Best Friend:

    Mar 15, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Terrific independent mutual fund analysis, helpful tools, educational.
    Cons: Premium subscription a bit pricey.

    Summary: Lately I find myself spending a lot of time on Within the past six months or so I've sold a bunch of stock, so I now have a large sum of money I want to invest. Since I no longer have a broker, this is something I'm looking to do all ... read more

  • Top of the Morning to You!

    Mar 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A wealth of financial information.
    Cons: Some information, such as analyst reports, is not free.

    Summary: is the financial research site launched by the mutual fund analysis company of the same name. Morningstar is recognized as the source of information in the world of mutual fund investing. They ... read more

  • Superb service for the technologically savvy

    Feb 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful stock screening tools, wealth of information
    Cons: difficult to navigate, not all features open to non-fee-subscribers

    Summary: Use Morningstar as a tool for your research, however there are better sites available for checking quotes and news on companies. Below is a list of helpful features you'll find on Morningstar's website: Stock screener: You can screen ... read more

  • hot breakfast finance

    Sep 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good read, informative and captivating
    Cons: load time a little too slow for my liking but that could just be my server

    Summary: There is nothin like a little hot financial news for breakfast and Morningstar is a sweet little petit dejeuner filled with fund and stock news along with forecasts and predictions that really hits the spot. The writing in morningstar is written in ... read more

  • Morningstar- Is that really your last name?

    Aug 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: In-depth information to be found
    Cons: too much information, confusing to inexperienced investors

    Summary: For some time now, I've been considering investing some money for later in life. I've been online, looking for different website where I can invest. Also, I looked around for websites that provide information about the Wall Street and the stock market. I ... read more

  • My favorite website/ not impressed by premium service

    Aug 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: inofrmation is "today" current
    Cons: haven't found any yet

    Summary: Before I found out about, i was wasting my time flipping through various investing magazines trying to find prospective mutual funds to invest in. I no longer feel that it is necessary to waste my money and time on these financial ... read more

  • Learn it and love it!

    Jul 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Staggering amounts of information on any mutual fund and some stocks. Quality investment tracking. Superior advice services.
    Cons: Some services are fee based. Details can be overwhelming.

    Summary: I have used Morningstar's financial software to plan my investments ever since I left the corporate world and went out on my own. Being your own financial advisor is rather intimidating, so I was glad to have the wealth of advice and research at my ... read more

  • Starlight, Starbright

    Jul 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Highly informative, easy to use
    Cons: The sheer volume of info available can be overwhelming at first.

    Summary: Many months ago, I asked some of my more financially savvy friends where they go for financial advice....and one of the best recommendations I received was for When you first log on, you are greeted with a full, but ... read more

  • - Old Faithful with a New Look

    Apr 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reliable, dependable information
    Cons: Could be confusing to novice investors

    Summary: Do you yearn for a stock which yields high dividends or a mutual fund which includes a mix of technology and blue chips, but aren't sure exactly which stocks or mutual funds meet your needs? Head for Morningstar has an old and valued ... read more

  • Your first second opinion

    Mar 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great research, especially in mutual funds, nice presentation, powerful database and search engine
    Cons: patented, detailed reports are for paid subscribers only

    Summary: You've got to admit that it's a pretty slick motto for a financial research company. But you're in for a surprise: it's absolutely true. If you own a mutual fund or you're thinking about it, you must go to Morningstar for the first look. No, I don't get ... read more

  • Morningstar ratings, apples to oranges

    Mar 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Updated monthly
    Cons: Catagories are too large

    Summary: Morningstar, with it's 5 star rating is probably the most famous of the fund rating firms. On the face of it, Morningstars rating system seems clear cut. They review some 8000 funds with at least a three year performance history and compare them on a ... read more

  • Good info, if you know how to get it

    Jan 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Has potential to be highly informative
    Cons: cluttered, inaccessble

    Summary: is an okay mutual fund site. It has powerful search engines that pick out the best mutual funds that meet your specifications. Also, there are in-depth reports on every fund or stock or whatever you want. BUT beware. The information is ... read more

  • The Best Place To Go For Mutual Fund Information

    Dec 23, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Information, easy to use, free, the pros use it
    Cons: None

    Summary: Morningstar is the best place to go to find anything you want to know about mutual funds. In fact it is the preferred choice of the professionals in the industry when searching for fund information. I am a stock broker at a large firm and we ... read more

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  • Morningstar Premium Online Services

    Apr 23, 2009 by
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    Pros: Mutual Fund research
    Cons: Billing Services

    Summary: Overall, great information on Mutual funds.  Stock research can be spotty and sometimes biased.  I cancelled the service 1 day after I saw it auto renewed on my account (i was cutting back on some costs) for the annual fee.   ... read more

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