mutual fund managers Archive

  • I know it seems crazy that most money managers with all of their education and experience still can’t beat the market, but it is the sad truth and the secret that they don’t want you to know.

    The secret they don’t want you to know

    I know it seems crazy that most money managers with all of their education and experience still can’t beat the market, but it is the sad truth and the secret that they don’t want you to know.

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  • There are many hidden fees even in no-load mutual funds. Between the fund and the brokerage company they are skimming about 2% of your money every year. There are a few that do have less than ½% expenses, but they are few and far between.

    Cash Is A Position

    There are many hidden fees even in no-load mutual funds. Between the fund and the brokerage company they are skimming about 2% of your money every year. There are a few that do have less than ½% expenses, but they are few and far between.

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  • If you are simply buying and holding, as opposed to tracking trends, these alleged savings can and will be eaten up next time a bear market strikes such as we’ve seen in 2000 and 2008. To my way of thinking, it’s more important to focus on an investment strategy, such as trend tracking, that prevents participation in severe market drops, which can save your portfolio from a serious decline as opposed to saving a few dollars in annual fees.

    Fund Fees And Performance

    If you are simply buying and holding, as opposed to tracking trends, these alleged savings can and will be eaten up next time a bear market strikes such as we’ve seen in 2000 and 2008. To my way of thinking, it’s more important to focus on an investment strategy, such as trend tracking, that prevents participation in severe market drops, which can save your portfolio from a serious decline as opposed to saving a few dollars in annual fees.

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  • When you read this book (If It Doesn't Go Up, Don't Buy It!) you will find that I have cut the legs out from under you. Rightly so, as I am concerned with the little investor who is at the mercy of you guys and, unfortunately, most of you don't know how to make money, certainly not as I do with just about complete safety.

    If It Doesn’t Go Up, Don’t Buy It!

    When you read this book (If It Doesn't Go Up, Don't Buy It!) you will find that I have cut the legs out from under you. Rightly so, as I am concerned with the little investor who is at the mercy of you guys and, unfortunately, most of you don't know how to make money, certainly not as I do with just about complete safety.

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  • As I have posted before, mutual fund companies offer the investing public the opportunity to purchase an investment, which is clearly defined in terms of objective. Fund managers are expert stock pickers with large resources available to select those issues which they think will prosper best in the current economic environment.

    What Is The Difference?

    As I have posted before, mutual fund companies offer the investing public the opportunity to purchase an investment, which is clearly defined in terms of objective. Fund managers are expert stock pickers with large resources available to select those issues which they think will prosper best in the current economic environment.

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