Fast becoming the standard reference for reliable mutual fund data, the Morningstar Mutual Fund 500, 1997 Edition provides an unbiased look at 500 of the most promising mutual funds-based on performance, management record, and investment strategy. Each fund is covered in a thorough, full-page report that includes: Morningstar's famous star rating-How well has the fund balanced risk and return? investment criteria-What are the fund's objectives? Which securities does it invest in? perfomance graphs-what is the fund's performance? and much more!