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Pat Dorsey

Pat Dorsey, CFA, is Director of Equity Research for Morningstar and author of The Little Book that Builds Wealth and The 5 Rules for Successful Stock Investing.


Leuthold's Doug Ramsey, Ariel's Charlie Bobrinskoy, and Tom Forester of Forester Value comment on the prospects for the tech sector, including Microsoft's future in the 'cloud' and Cisco's recent drubbing.

Leuthold's Doug Ramsey, Ariel's Charlie Bobrinskoy, and Tom Forester of Forester Value weigh in on why some high-quality large caps, such as J&J, have lagged.

Investors piling into bonds are likely paying too much attention to what happened in the past and too little attention to where they are starting from today, say Morningstar's Pat Dorsey and John Rekenthaler.

The Morningstar director of equity research ranks the Greece debacle, margin sustainability, credit demand, inflation/deflation, and the U.S. deficit on the list of major concerns.

Management doesn't make a moat, but Morningstar's Pat Dorsey looks at how executive decisions can help or hurt a firm's long-term competitive advantages.

Morningstar's Pat Dorsey, Matt Warren, and David Sekera trace the potential global domino effects and uncertainties surrounding Europe's debt woes and bailout plan.

There are two key differences--one good and one bad--between the U.S. subprime and European sovereign debt crises, says Morningstar's Pat Dorsey.

Morningstar analyst Michael Holt thinks any potential value in HP's purchase of Palm will be in developing unique tablet and netbook devices using Palm's WebOS not in the hypercompetitive smartphone market.

Pat Dorsey takes a look back at the performance of our calls through the downturn and recovery, plus how our star ratings on wide-, narrow-, and no-moat stocks have played out.

John Rekenthaler and Pat Dorsey look at why performance of small-cap indexes varied so much last year and the importance of knowing what you're buying.

With an estimated 40% of net income coming from outside the U.S., S&P 500 Index companies offer more foreign exposure than meets the eye, says Morningstar's Pat Dorsey.

Two of our candidates have carved or strengthened meaningful economic moats in very tough industries, while the other two have literally invented industries from scratch.