One of the most difficult things any stock market dummy or veteran has to do is to find good stocks to buy. Figuring out how to buy stocks for beginners is relatively easy and something you only have to learn once. Figuring out what stocks to buy, on the other hand, is a decision that has to be made over and over for the rest of your life.

There is no shortage of opinions on TV business shows and magazines from the stock gurus. Jim Cramer and his type on TV always have a list of stocks they say you should buy. In my experience, their choices are no better than the ones I can make myself by throwing a dart at a dart board. For instance, how many stock gurus warned us to pull all our money out of stocks when the Dow was in the 14,000's? Some experts might have been cautious but no one saw anything as bad as what really happened.

So, where can you find trusted opinions of what stocks to buy? One good choice seems to be Morningstar. Morningstar is one of the most respected names in independent investment research and opinion, as well as the recognized leader in stock and mutual fund analysis. Their mission is to create great investing products to help people reach their financial goals.

Consistently ranked among the best investment sites on the web, Morningstar offers a wide range of online portfolio management tools, financial data, unbiased stock and fund analysis, video commentary, and more.

There is one reason above all others that I like Morningstar. Pat Dorsey is a stock analyst who both writes and does video analysis of the stocks he deems worth investing in. As a conservative investor, I like to listen to those experts who are not afraid to say they do not like a stock's potential and that they recommend not investing in it. Pat Dorsey is someone who often says "no" to a stock and many of his picks are conservative in nature. By contrast, many of his colleagues seem to be positive about almost everything which really provides no value to any stock market beginner trying to come up with some good stock picks.

Morningstar and Pat Dorsey is one source that should be considered when putting together a list of best stocks to buy right now. Their website is comprehensive and will provide good value to both stock market beginners and stock market veterans alike. Of course, when you are trying to find stocks to buy you should do as much research on your own as possible and get several opinions as well.

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