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To help you get the most out of our site, we recommend the following:
Picking Stocks and Funds
The Morningstar Rating for Stocks
What Makes a Fund an Analyst Pick?
Fund Analyst Picks vs. Morningstar Ratings
Introducing Fund Analyst Pans
Do You Suffer from Portfolio Overlap?
Analyze Your Portfolio Instantly
Assess and Adjust Your Portfolio Risk
Finding Good Substitutes for Off-Limit Funds
How Morningstar Rates Stocks
Using Morningstar's Fund Measures
When Star Ratings Collide
Our Style Box Should Help You, Not Bind You
Introducing Morningstar's Market Sectors
, by Pat Dorsey, director of stock analysis, and other stock analysts.
, by Russel Kinnel, director of fund research, and other fund analysts.
Improving Your Retirement
, by Sue Stevens, director of financial planning
The Short Answer
, by Christine Benz, associate director of fund analysis, and other fund analysts.