An authoritative, must-read guide to making more informed decisions about mutual funds
Providing a balance of theory and application, this authoritative book will enable you to evaluate the various performance and risk attributes of mutual funds. It covers a broad range of topics, including understanding the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds, evaluating stock/bond allocations within fund portfolios, assessing fund diversification risk, measuring fund returns and risk, and making fund buy/sell decisions.
While informative chapters combine clear summaries of existing research with practical guidelines for mutual fund analysis, step-by-step decision checklists guide you through the selection of various mutual funds.
- Puts the risks and rewards of mutual fund investing in perspective
- Skillfully examines how to select and evaluate the best mutual funds
- Outlines mutual fund service advantages and disadvantages
- Discusses the long- and short-term effectiveness of mutual funds
Covering major theoretical and management issues in mutual fund analysis and portfolio management, this book is an authoritative guide.
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