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2014-09-12 12:24:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings to six classes of single-family rental pass-through certificates from Progress Residential 2014-SFR1 Trust (Progress 2014-SFR1), a single-family rental securitization. The preliminary ratings are based on information known to Morningstar as of Sept. 12, 2014. PRELIMINARY RATINGS (AS OF SEPT. 12, 2014) ----------------------------------------- Class...

2014-09-12 12:24:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings for the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transaction Morgan Stanley Bank of America Merrill Lynch Trust 2014-C18, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2014-C18, Class 300 Certificates (MSBAM 2014-C18, Class 300 Certificates). The preliminary ratings are based on information known to Morningstar as of Sept. 12, 2014. PRELIMINARY RATINGS (AS OF SEPT....

2014-09-12 08:24:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today affirmed its 'MOR CS1' commercial mortgage primary servicer ranking and 'MOR CS2' commercial mortgage master servicer ranking for Prudential Asset Resources, Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary business unit of Prudential Mortgage Capital Company. The affirmed commercial mortgage primary and master servicer rankings are based on the following factors: Primary Servicing: -- Diligent portfolio management: Morningstar...

2014-09-09 12:25:15

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mairs and Power, an independent, employee owned investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce that the Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund marked its third anniversary on August 11, 2014 with solid performance in its category. As a result of its performance and achieving the three year mark it has earned a five star rating from Morningstar, as of August 31, 2014, for the overall and 3-year periods among 608 small blend funds, based on the...

2014-09-08 12:32:57

New Redtail CRM User Interface Incorporates Morningstar's Proprietary Research and Analytics GOLD RIVER, Calif. and CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redtail Technology, a leading provider of client relationship management (CRM) software, and Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, are working together to simplify an advisor's practice by providing seamless access to Morningstar's proprietary research and analytics directly within a new...

2014-09-02 12:25:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today published its latest Consumer Observer research report, this time exploring the growth potential of consumer staples companies with exposure to emerging markets. In its report, "Investing in the Emerging Market Consumer--Why Companies with Moats are Poised for Outsized Returns," Morningstar equity analysts found that companies with economic moats, or...

2014-07-29 20:24:44

CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP client Business Logic Holding Corporation obtained a $61,000,000.00 settlement this month in a complex trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract case against Ibbotson Associates and Morningstar, Inc. The publicly reported settlement ranks as both one of the largest reported Illinois settlements in recent years and is among the ten largest reported settlements involving trade secret misappropriation,...

2014-07-22 12:35:36

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced it is participating in the Schwab OpenView Gateway((TM)), a flexible, open-architecture technology platform that enables integration between Schwab systems and participating technology providers. As part of the integration, real-time custodial data from Charles Schwab will be available within Morningstar Office(SM), a practice and portfolio...

2014-07-21 23:07:18

Today, Advicent announced the latest additions to the NaviPlan® financial planning tool, including NaviPlan LEADS™ online lead generation tool, expanded integration options and new Next-Gen reports functionality. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Today, Advicent announced the latest additions to the NaviPlan® financial planning tool, including NaviPlan LEADS™ online lead generation tool, expanded integration options and new Next-Gen reports functionality. Every day, more...

2014-07-17 20:24:17

- Largest public trade secrets settlement in Illinois history - CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment research and management firm Morningstar, Inc. agreed to pay $61 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Business Logic, a Chicago-based developer of financial software. Business Logic, the parent company of NextCapital, claimed that Morningstar and its subsidiary, Ibbotson Associates, violated a contract and took Business Logic's intellectual property. This payment is the...


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