Tag: mutual funds

  • Glossary

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    Mutual Funds – Mutual Funds are a popular form of collective investment, in that money invested by a large pool of investors is deployed by a dedicated Fund Manager towards purchasing a select group of stocks and/or other related securities. Mutual funds may have a wide or narrow focus as far as the stocks in […]

  • Glossary

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    Growth Funds – Growth Funds are aggressively managed Mutual Funds that are directed by the fund manager to invest in promising new companies and/or companies that appear to be poised for rapid growth. As there is an added risk quotient to growth funds, they are typically bought by younger investors as opposed to those nearing […]

  • Glossary

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    IPO – The abbreviation “IPO” stands for Initial Public Offering, which refers to a private company’s conversion to a public company through the issuance of stock. Many IPOs are highly anticipated as investors line up to purchase shares in a particularly promising company with a proven record of market success and profitability. Income Funds – […]

  • Investing

    Mutual Funds

    Mutual Funds are one of the most popular investment vehicles available to large and small investors today. Mutual funds provide an appealing combination of specific market focus, skilled active management and reduced risk compared to individual stock investing. It’s no wonder many small individual investors, often with the advice of their financial advisor, choose a varied portfolio of ...