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Morningstar deal with Fidelity raises questions about independence

...investors have long relied on fund tracker Morningstar Inc. for its sound research, some...Investments is paying Chicago-based Morningstar an undisclosed sum to compile a quarterly...first paid deal the 19-year-old Morningstar - widely known for its independent star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/24/bus_376633.shtml
Business
Morningstar to unveil indexes in 2002

...Coming soon to a portfolio near you: Morningstar-branded equity indexes, mutual funds...company size and investment style. Morningstar-branded mutual funds and exchange-traded...follow, although not directly from Morningstar. For a fee, the firm will license...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/26/bus_328964.shtml
Business
Morningstar winners posted negative returns in 2002

...for guidance in a shaky stock market, Morningstar Inc. is making recommendations that...Income Fund. It was the first time in Morningstar's 16-year history of issuing the...investing paid off," said Russ Kinnel, Morningstar's director of fund analysis. Given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/13/bus_364024.shtml
Business
Morningstar debuts fund governance ratings

NEW YORK - Morningstar Inc. has debuted a system for ranking mutual...Small-Cap Value Fund. To come up with the grades, Morningstar drew on data from public filings, a proprietary Morningstar survey and other research by fund analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/26/fin_426443.shtml
Finance
Morningstar retooling star system

NEW YORK -- Morningstar Inc., known for its five-star...alone now number 14,000. The new Morningstar Rating system, which goes into effect...address concerns of critics who said Morningstar's old approach favored the investment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/05/bus_342440.shtml
Business
Avery Gayle Morningstar

Ryan and Keri Morningstar of Evans announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Gayle Morningstar, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Boyd of Evans and Mr. and Mrs. William Morningstar of Martinez.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/27/bir_377027.shtml
Births
Sadie Joy Morningstar

AUGUSTA - Keri Boyd Morningstar and Ryan William Morningstar of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Sadie Joy Morningstar born October 5, 2008 at University Hospital in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/26/bir_480967.shtml
Births
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

...comes to purchasing pharmaceutical and convenience goods," said Vishnu Lekraj, an analyst who covers the industry for Morningstar.Wells, though, doubts that an inversion will trigger much consumer unhappiness."I think that the concern that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove
Bull run continues for most mutual funds in second quarter

...from April through June. Of the 105 fund categories that Morningstar tracks, 99 posted gains in the second quarter. And the...instead dropped, and all 32 categories of bond funds that Morningstar tracks made money in the second quarter.Even though the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/bull-run-continues-most-mu
Long-term bonds see increase in popularity

...than 10 years have recorded an average return of 11.2 percent. That's the most among the 32 bond-fund categories that Morningstar tracks. Mutual funds that also own long-term corporate bonds have returned 6 percent.How'd they do it? Part of it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/long-term-bonds-see-increa