Mutual Funds FAQs

  1. Is a money market account the same as a money market fund?

  2. What typically comprises a money market fund?

  3. Do financial advisors get paid by mutual funds?

  4. What advantages do exchange-traded funds have over mutual funds?

  5. When do you invest in a commingled fund vs. separate account?

  6. What are the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds?

  7. What's the difference between a load and no-load mutual fund?

  8. What is the difference between a REIT and a real estate fund?

  9. Do target-date funds pay dividends?

  10. Can I offer hedge funds in my employees' 401(k) plan?

  11. What is an appropriate large cap mutual fund fee?

  12. Why don't mutual funds trade like stocks?

  13. What is an appropriate small cap mutual fund fee?

  14. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

  15. Should I offer alternative investments to my employees?

  16. Is the upfront cost of Class A mutual fund shares worth it?

  17. Why are mutual fund investment minimums different?

  18. What is a good turnover ratio for a mutual fund?

  19. How liquid are BlackRock mutual funds? (BLK)

  20. What is securitization?

  21. Are target-date retirement funds good investments?

  22. Do mutual funds require a demat account?

  23. Can hedge funds trade penny stocks?

  24. How liquid are Vanguard mutual funds?

  25. Are hedge funds regulated by FINRA?

  26. Which mutual funds made money in 2008?

  27. Does OptionsHouse have mutual funds?

  28. Should mutual funds be subject to more regulation?

  29. How do mutual funds work in India?

  30. Can hedge fund returns be replicated?

  31. When are mutual fund orders executed?

  32. Can foreign investors invest in US hedge funds?

  33. What are the dividend reinvestment options for a mutual fund?

  34. Are mutual fund expense ratios tax deductible?

  35. Do mutual funds have CUSIP numbers?

  36. How often do target-date funds rebalance?

  37. Do hedge funds manipulate stock prices?

  38. How do mutual fund trades clear and settle?

  39. Does mutual fund manager tenure matter?

  40. Do hedge funds have ISIN numbers?

  41. Do hedge funds invest in private companies?

  42. Which mutual funds have the lowest fees?

  43. Do hedge funds invest in mutual funds?

  44. How do real estate hedge funds work?

  45. Can a mutual fund's shares split?

  46. Do hedge funds invest in commodities?

  47. Can mutual funds have beneficiaries?

  48. Can mutual fund expense ratios be negative?

  49. Are target-date funds (TDFs) actively managed?

  50. Can you buy Vanguard funds through another brokerage?

  51. Do hedge funds invest in real estate?

  52. Do hedge funds invest in bonds?

  53. Have hedge funds eroded market opportunities?

  54. Are hedge funds on the buy side or the sell side?

  55. Can hedge funds outperform the market?

  56. Do mutual funds pay dividends or interest?

  57. Can you invest in mutual funds on E*TRADE?

  58. Do mutual fund trading costs hurt your bottom line?

  59. What are Vanguard's Admiral Shares?

  60. What happens to the value of a mutual fund when a stock splits?

  61. Do variable annuities guarantee returns of principal?

  62. Can mutual funds use leverage?

  63. What fees are associated with target-date funds?

  64. Are target-date funds tax efficient?

  65. How do hedge funds use leverage?

  66. Do hedge funds pay dividends?

  67. Do hedge funds have CUSIP numbers?

  68. Which mutual funds pay the highest dividends?

  69. Should I cash out of mutual funds to pay off debt?

  70. Some of the Best No-load Funds to Consider

  71. Can mutual funds only hold bonds?

  72. Should mutual fund dividends be reinvested?

  73. Can you invest in mutual funds on Scottrade?

  74. Are hedge funds registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?

  75. Can mutual funds fail?

  76. Who rates mutual funds?

  77. How are mutual funds rated?

  78. How do mutual fund managers make money?

  79. How do mutual fund expense ratios affect returns?

  80. Why are mutual funds subject to market risk?

  81. Does Fidelity have mutual funds?

  82. How often are mutual fund prices updated?

  83. Can minors invest in mutual funds?

  84. How do hedge funds use equity options?

  85. Can mutual funds only hold stocks?

  86. How do mutual funds compound interest?

  87. Do mutual funds pay interest?

  88. Why have mutual funds become so popular?

  89. Who do hedge funds lend money to?

  90. Do mutual funds pay dividends?

  91. What licenses does a hedge fund manager need to have?

  92. What do hedge fund analysts do?

  93. Can mutual funds invest in hedge funds?

  94. What are the risks of annuities in a recession?

  95. Why is fiduciary duty so important?

  96. When are mutual funds considered a bad investment?

  97. Why do financial advisors have a fiduciary responsibility?

  98. Can mutual funds invest in derivatives?

  99. How often do mutual funds pay capital gains?

  100. How often do mutual funds report their holdings?

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