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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
Gleam is gone as gold prices sink to 4-year low

...told clients they could put between 5 and 10 percent of their savings in the metal, says John Gabriel, a strategist at Morningstar in Chicago. Gabriel, who sees no good reason to own gold on its own, thinks this advice was partly a response to the crisis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-06/gleam-gone-gold-prices-sin
Investors seek balance for 401(k) nest eggs

...bonds as the date approaches.Nearly three quarters of all dollars in target-date funds were controlled by just three fund companies last year, and none of them had any funds that were 100 percent in stocks, according to Morningstar.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/investors-seek-balance-401
AP survey: Economists say China slowdown will cause global pain but leave US relatively unhurt

...according to AAA. The average dipped below $3 this weekend for the first time in four years.Robert Johnson, an economist at Morningstar, an investing service, noted that the U.S. has been recovering steadily from the Great Recession even as China's economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-02/ap-survey-economists-say-c