Can you please tell me about the strengths and weaknesses of the following database: MorningStar , Value Line , Standard & Poor's , Lipper ???
August 23, 2007 12:50 PM   Subscribe

Can you please tell me about the strengths and weaknesses of the following database: MorningStar , Value Line , Standard & Poor's , Lipper ?

Is there a book or article etc that makes impartial comparison of these database?

MorningStar

Value Line

Standard & Poor's

Lipper

I have access to all 4 and I would like to know when and why I should use one and not the other.

I use them mainly to research industries and companies and mutual funds for share investment purposes.

Thank you very much.
posted by cluelessguru to Work & Money (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
An investment expert from betterinvesting.com said to me:
" * Value Line: Stock data is outstanding. But mutual funds data sucks."
posted by cluelessguru at 1:54 PM on August 23, 2007


they are far more than databases, in fact, i would hardly call them that

use all four

and what you might need them for will vary widely depending on what exaclty you're doing
posted by Salvatorparadise at 4:44 PM on August 23, 2007


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