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  • Mutual Funds

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    Mutual funds are an easy, convenient way to invest, without having to worry about choosing individual stocks. A mutual fund can be defined as a single portfolio of stocks, bonds, and/or cash managed by an investment company on behalf of many investors. The investment company manages the fund, and sells shares in the fund to individual investors. When one invests in a mutual fund, they become a part-owner of a large investment portfolio, along with all the other shareholders of the fund. The fund

  • Mutual Funds

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    Mutual Funds, Bill Miller, and Value Trust Value Trust, an $11.2 billion mutual fund managed by Bill Miller III, and one of a family of funds managed by Legg Mason., a leading Global Asset Management Firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland has achieved uncanny success. The Fund invests primarily in large-cap equity securities, is benchmarked against the S&P 500, and as of 2005, has outperformed its benchmark for a record 14 consecutive years. This amazing streak has brought much attention to

  • Mutual Respect

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    Mutual Respect Traditionally, questions regarding the basis for teaching relationships have been answered in terms of authority. The concept of authority as it applies to the classroom has two faces. One side of this concept is authority; where the teacher has always been the authoritarian, the disciplinarian, and the dispenser of rewards and punishments. The other face of authority concerns the teacher as the authoritative source of knowledge, the information-giver, and the arbiter of right

  • Mutual Funds

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    concept of mutual funds in India dates back to the year 1963. The era between 1963 and 1987 marked the existance of only one mutual fund company in India with Rs. 67bn assets under management (AUM), by the end of its monopoly era, the Unit Trust of India (UTI). By the end of the 80s decade, few other mutual fund companies in India took their position in mutual fund market. The new entries of mutual fund companies in India were SBI Mutual Fund, Canbank Mutual Fund, Punjab National Bank Mutual Fund,

  • Mutual Funds

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    A mutual fund is a professionally managed type of collective investments that pools money from many investors and puts it in stocks, bonds, short-term money market instruments, and/or other securities.[1] The mutual fund will have a fund manager, that trades the pooled money on a regular basis, and after realizing capital gains or losses are passed out in the form of dividends to the individual investors. Currently, the worldwide value of all mutual funds totals more than $26 trillion. [2] Since

  • Basics Of Mutual Funds

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    In this report I decided to take advantage of an opportunity to get information on how best to invest money for my daughter’s college fund. The choices are between Mutual funds or an IRA. Thanks to the research I did for this I have made up my mind how best to invest my money. My main research I did on the IRA is on the Internet through AOL. Through them I found out in a Traditional IRA’s you can contribute up to $2,000 per person per year tax free. In other words the $2,000 invested is deducted

  • Mutual Funds

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    A mutual fund is an open-end investment company that invests money of its shareholders in a usually diversified group of securities of other corporations, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Mutual funds help with financing and investing opportunities. They give the small investors a chance to invest their money in other areas besides stocks and bonds. There is multiple mutual funds to choose from and different reasons why shareholders should choose them. As popular as mutual funds have

  • Mutual Fund Speech

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    The three types of mutual funds I will talk about are stock mutual funds, balanced mutual funds, and Bond funds. A Mutual Fund is a company that combines, or pools, investors' money and, generally, purchases stocks or bonds. Ideally, a fund's size and resultant efficiency, combined with experienced management, provide advantages for investors that include diversification, expert stock and bond selection, low costs, and convenience. (Mutual, 2001). With a mutual fund, investors pool their money

  • performance of mutual funds

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    monthly returns of 30 hedge funds and after running iterative procedure on data within this time period, it show cases a practical difference. Possible shortcomings and direction for future research is also briefly discussed. [2]There are as many 6500 mutual funds available to investors. Investors pay a lot of attention to the ratings o... ... middle of paper ... ...ed in Arab stock for less than a year. Instability of GCC stock market is causing the poor performance of these funds. This paper also

  • Mutual Funds, An Outline

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    1. Intro 2. Mutual Funds a. Definition – pool of money, Open-ended investment company b. History / Purpose c. Types: Growth, income, small-, medium-, and large-cap funds, money market, specific sector, industry, or type of security (201), international funds, and Index (202, use as Segway) i. “After the initial success of the index fund, a variation was created: exchange-traded funds, commonly referred to as ETFs. As the name implies, and exchange-traded fund is an investment company whose shares

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