NEW YORK - Lipper is honing in on Morningstar's dominance in the intermediary market. "Absolutely, there's no question that we are" going after the intermediary business so dominated by the Chicago data behemoth, said Robin Thurston, director of research at New York-based Lipper, when asked if that is Lipper's intent, following a "Lipper Leaders" press conference last week.

Although Morningstar has long been the leader in the financial planning and broker/dealer market, Lipper has its goals set high.

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