Beware Morningstar Myths: The Truth Can Save You Big Bucks

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We believe that Morningstar’s size and stranglehold on the rating industry do not serve investors’ best interests. Receive in-depth reports on 10 funds that we think Morningstar’s backward-looking ratings have dead wrong.

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True Fund Costs: Materials Sector

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This report focuses on providing investors the true costs incurred when investing in Materials ETFs and mutual funds.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector Mutual Funds

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Picking from the multitude of sector mutual funds is a daunting task. In any given sector there are up to 222 different mutual funds. There are at least 618 mutual funds across all sectors.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 22nd, 2014.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector. My top ETFs and mutual funds have high-quality holdings and low costs. As detailed in “Low-cost funds dupe investors”, there are few funds that have both good holdings and low…

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector Mutual Funds

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Picking from the multitude of sector mutual funds is a daunting task. In any given sector there are up to 227 different mutual funds. There are at least 577 mutual funds across all sectors.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of October 10, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of July 9, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 18, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 25th, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 11 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of July 12, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 11 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 16, 2012.

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Best and Worst Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks fifth out of the ten major sectors as detailed in our sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which, like my fund ratings, is based on aggre­ga­tion of stock rat­ings for each of about 150 companies in the sector.

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