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  1. Do mutual funds invest only in stocks?

    Discover which types of mutual funds invest in only equities, or stocks, and which mutual funds also include investments ...
  2. What asset allocation should I use for my retirement portfolio?

    Learn the basics of planning an asset allocation strategy for retirement using risk constraints and return objectives to ...
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    Discover how the risk of investing in the industrial sector compares to the broader market. The industrial sector is highly ...
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    Learn about some of the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector. Insurance companies make money by ...
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