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About Pat Dorsey
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Director of Equity Research
at Morningstar, Inc.
 Click here for a message from Pat. Pat Dorsey is director of equity research for Morningstar and author of The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing: Morningstar’s Guide to Building Wealth and Winning in the Market, and The Little Book that Builds Wealth: The Knockout Formula for Finding Great Investments. He played an integral part in the development of the Morningstar Rating™ for stocks, as well as Morningstar’s economic moat ratings. Dorsey holds a master’s degree in political science from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in government from Wesleyan University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Dorsey appears weekly on the “Bulls & Bears” show on the Fox News Channel.

Upcoming Appearances:
Watch Pat Dorsey on Fox Business every day between 3-4PM (CST) and on Fox’s “Bull’s & Bears” show on Saturdays.

R.I.S.E Forum at the University of Dayton: March 27-29

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Do the stock holdings in your portfolio have economic moats? Do they have wide moats, narrow moats, or none at all? Click the Morningstar Moat Finder tab above and enter the ticker of a company or stock holding you wish to research. You'll instantly see the rating Morningstar stock analysts have assigned the company.

Click the D-I-Y Moat Calculator tab above and jump in the shoes of a Morningstar Analyst. Apply what you've learned from Pat Dorsey in Little Book That Builds Wealth and test your own skills at identifying whether or not a company has a sustainable moat.

The Knockout Formula for Finding Great Investments
Just as moats were dug around medieval castles to keep the opposition at bay, economic moats protect the high returns on capital enjoyed by the world's best companies. If you can identify companies that have moats, and you can purchase their shares at reasonable prices, you'll begin to build a portfolio of solid businesses that will improve your odds of doing well in the stock market. Discover Pat Dorsey's proven approach in The Little Book that Builds Wealth and be on your way to building a portfolio of high performance stocks.
Praise for The Little Book that Builds Wealth
"Pat Dorsey provides a practical framework for integrating the realities of a changing future into today's investment decisions. A little art and a little science—key ingredients to successful long term investing."
—Larry D. Coats, Chief Executive Officer, Oak Value Capital Management, Inc.

"Spend two evenings reading Pat Dorsey's The Little Book that Builds Wealth and you'll cast away all the techniques that failed for you in the past. This is the definitive text on how to identify strong performing businesses for your portfolio and, more importantly, how to avoid thousands of investments that won't stand the test of time. It's must reading for every investor. "
—Timothy P. Vick, Senior Portfolio Manger, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Co., and author of How to Pick Stocks like Warren Buffett


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