August 18, 2009

Free Training Available for Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center, one of the popular business electronic resources to which the Troy Public Library subscribes, is offering a free training webinar on September 30 at 4 pm. This training will walk you through the Morningstar database, describe how to get investment information about specific companies and industries, and demonstrate the Portfolio X-Ray feature, where you can view how a set of holdings works together as a portfolio.

To register, send an email to You will need an Internet connection and a phone to attend this webinar.

Even if you can't attend the webinar, Morningstar Investment Research Center has helpful training brochures available for download that cover a variety of topics, such as getting started in investing, retirement planning, and investing in options. Additionally, a series of 150 courses provide instruction in investing topics. These items are available anytime and can be found under the Help and Education tab within Morningstar.

Morningstar Investment Research Center is available through the Troy Public Library website, by clicking on Information on Demand, selecting Business & Economics, and then selecting Morningstar. You will need a valid Troy Library card to use this database.

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