Ringing In the New: Market Data in a New Data Market

Joe Mansueto

Ten years ago Morningstar was tracking fewer than 100,000 securities. Today, that number has grown almost four-fold to more than 385,000 investment offerings—including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles—along with providing real-time global market data on more than 9 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, as well as foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar processes approximately 6.3 billion data updates daily, and this will continue to r