In the Olympics, its pretty easy to know why someone wins a medal — they cross the finish line first, jump the highest, or hit the most targets. With mutual fund medals from Morningstar
, it can be a bit more murky.
Director of mutual fund research Russel Kinnel
looks to clear some of that up in today's Fund Spy column
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For more details on how some medalists were rated, check out the original story here
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