(Present location excepted.)https://blogs.cfainstitute.org/investor/2016/01/11/why-good-mutual-fund-research-is-hard-to-find/
From 2016, but included in this morning's CFA Institute newsletter
[The author examines] why one firm [Morningstar] dominates retail mutual fund research globally. By ... [her] count, there are at least three reasons why retail investors do not have access to more options:
- Selecting funds is easier said than done.
- The restricted access to information required for fund selection prevents a more vibrant funds research market from emerging.
- The research industry’s business model is difficult.