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Fund closed to new investors, but launches alternative

...since 1995, share one of the best long-term records in the foreign large-blend category, said Gregg Wolper, senior fund analyst at Morningstar Inc. One factor that's given them an edge over the years has been their ability to discover smaller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/16/fin_453341.shtml
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Slower growth at home gives international funds extra appeal

...on your long-term strategy. "It's just very difficult to predict currency movements," said Gregg Wolper, senior fund analyst at Morningstar Inc. "Even the experts who do that full-time find themselves surprised by what happens. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/12/fin_428305.shtml
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Investors should stay cautious as technology funds sizzle again

...Lipper. "The market has been up six months straight here. That doesn't happen very often." Emily Hall, senior fund analysts at Morningstar, the Chicago-based mutual fund and stock researcher, agreed. "If investors are jumping in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/29/fin_392266.shtml
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Stocks or bonds? Balanced funds offer some of both

...portfolio, because it gives you a broad level of investment exposure across asset classes," said Emily Hall, senior fund analyst at Morningstar, a mutual fund and stock researcher based in Chicago. Because the stock and bond markets typically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/18/fin_384920.shtml
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Investors seeking religious-oriented funds

...so I think investors shouldn't get a false sense of security that they're somehow safer," said Emily Hall, senior fund analyst for Morningstar. She noted that religious-oriented funds can't offer any more protection from corporate abuses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/30/bus_355405.shtml
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Rotating funds offer investors choices

...is extremely difficult to do. It's a lot easier to get it wrong than to get it right," said Peter DiTeresa, senior fund analyst for Morningstar, a Chicago-based research and investor services company. But Mr. Tennes believes his fund's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/07/bus_337146.shtml
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Investors might want to brush up during market's slide

...Before heading to a class, however, investors might feel more comfortable knowing the lingo, said Peter DiTeresa, senior fund analyst at Morningstar, an investment research firm in Chicago. He suggested people take Morningstar's online courses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/17/bus_320432.shtml
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Of mutual interest

...market when you want to make a lot of money, or even bring in a modest amount of assets," said Peter DiTeresa, senior fund analyst at Morningstar. "It's not like when you could launch an Internet fund and be virtually guaranteed of attracting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/22/bus_320009.shtml
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Russia, China funds among year's best

...matter is that some rather shunned areas are now climbing the charts. Like China and Russia," said Ramy Shaalan, senior fund analyst for Wiesenberger, Thomson Financial in Rockville, Md. In fact, two of the year's top four performing funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/11/bus_312369.shtml
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Bear market still raging - 27 months and no end in sight

...bear market to drag into next year. "It is hard to see how much worse it could get," said Peter DiTeresa, senior fund analysts for Morningstar, a Chicago-based research and investor services company. Yet he's well aware of how surly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/08/bus_347194.shtml
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