Are mutual funds guaranteed?

Answer Mutual funds are an investment in multiple stocks. These investments go up and down with the stock market. Earnings are not guaranteed. Investment firms will state this in the fine print. For examp... Read More »

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Are index funds better than mutual funds?

On One Hand: Index Funds have Lower Fees.Index funds are a type of mutual fund that measures the total value of a group of stocks. Generally index funds resemble the fluctuations of the entire mark... Read More »

Are money market funds guaranteed?

Although money market mutual funds are relatively safe investments, they are not guaranteed. Money market mutual funds are investment pools that purchase short term debt securities such as treasury... Read More »

The Role of Hedge Funds & Hedge Fund-Like Mutual Funds in a Portfolio?

The initial design of the hedge fund provided a hedging or insurance for the investment portfolio. Now hedge funds offer aggressively managed portfolios with fewer limitations on the investment cho... Read More »

What Is NAV in Mutual Funds?

A mutual fund pools money from many investors into a single fund that buys and sells securities on behalf of these investors. Mutual funds need a way to divide claims to the fund's assets among the... Read More »