What is an ETF?, New mutual fund fees, & REIT mutual funds

October 19 Roundup: Mutual Fund News & Opinion What is an ETF? And should I buy them? As you likely know, an ETF resembles a mutual fund in a number of ways, but definitely not all. This article at GOBankingRates provides a

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Biotech Mutual Funds, Mutual Fund Flows, Bond Funds

October 17 Roundup: Mutual Fund News & Opinion An Opening for Biotech Mutual Funds? What a surprise! Some drug companies discovered that increasing the price of a life-saving drug by hundreds of percent in one swoop will alienate customers and regulators. Biotech stocks, and

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Exchange Traded Fund: A Video Introduction

An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) resembles a Mutual Fund in many ways, but there are also key differences. By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance writer and author of Big Macs & Our Pensions You may have looked at an Exchange Traded Fund or

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High Dividend Mutual Funds

High dividend mutual funds make attractive investments, but if the yield goes too high, beware! By:  Robert F. Abbott, freelance writer and author of Big Macs & Our Pensions To create a dividend mutual fund, whether high dividend or low dividend or

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REIT: Another Form of Mutual Fund

Do you want to invest in real estate? Well, skip those too good to be true infomercial offers about flipping houses, and focus instead on a REIT or two. The acronym translates to: Real Estate Investment Trust. By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance

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