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Which is the Best type of fund: Index Funds Vs Diversified Funds Vs Sectoral/Thematic Funds

So it is better to leave the choice to the fund manager regarding in which sector/theme to invest. He knows when to invest in a particular sector /theme and when to move out of a particular sector or theme.

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The Dissent in Jones v. Harris Associates – Defending Gartenberg, Requesting Review

The renowned legal minds of 7th Circuit judges Frank Easterbrook and Richard Posner have clashed again, this time over the validity and applicability of the Gartenberg approach to claims of excessive mutual fund management fees. Judge Easterbrook, currently chief judge of the 7th Circuit, served on the panel that issued a per curiam opinion in Jones v. Harris Associates, 527 F.3d 627 (7th Cir. 2008) in May 19, 2008. In that case, the judicial panel dismissed the Gartenberg standard that has been relied upon by courts, practitioners and fund managers for more than 25 years.

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How ELSS should be chosen to complement existing portfolio

Usually, we all look for investment opportunities that can help us build an adequate sum of wealth, get regular returns, and/or save taxes. There could be several investment schemes in the market to save your taxes...

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Survival Guide for Saver\\\'s in the Low Interest Rate Era

Since the credit crunch interest rates have been cut across the board and while that is good news for borrowers, savers are posed with the problem of how to secure a good rate of interest for their hard earned savings. Many will just leave it in the bank where it is and accept what they get, but if you are smart you will shop around to find the best deals available. If you are smarter still you will seek new ways of getting the best returns. This article aims to give you some imaginative ideas you may not have thought of.

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Top 5 Checks While Comparing Mutual Funds

There is an endless list of checks necessary to be done before arriving at the one mutual fund scheme that meets your requirements and has potential to give decent returns...

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Active vs Passive funds: where do I invest?

Mutual Funds are bifurcated into two types – Active and Passive. These two differ on how they are managed. Generally, an actively managed fund is more aggressively managed and a passive fund is less aggressively managed.

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Why Crowdfunding Real Estate is better than a REIT?

Crowdfunding Real Estate, REIT, Property Investment

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Tips for Investing in the Emerging Market

The emerging market yields the possibility of a good return but at high risk. These tips are designed to help you reduce the risk.

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Fund of Funds and its Advantages

A Fund of Fund means a mutual fund scheme that invests in other mutual fund schemes...

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Fund of Funds: How does it work

The meaning of a fund of funds (FOF) is a type of Mutual Fund scheme that invests in other mutual fund schemes...

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How To Dissect Mutual Fund Returns

While total and compound annual returns are useful, savvy investors will look deeper, using a variety of metrics, to get a more complete picture on mutual fund performance.

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Best Mutual Funds To Invest In 2011

Monthly Systematic Investment Plans helps you to invest money in mutual funds each month in a small quantity. You can fix some amount each month i.e. Rs 1000 in a particular scheme and make payments.

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Investment Funds: An Investor’s Investment

Investment funds offer UK residents an opportunity to save for the future but are they any good? Read on and decide.

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How do I choose best mutual funds to invest for SIP?

An SIP (systematic investment plan) is the most common way to invest in a mutual fund scheme. Lumpsum is also another mode of investment where the investor makes a one-time investment in a mutual fund of his choice. How to select the best mutual fund to invest?

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Morningstar Mutual Funds Fiduciary Grades: What Investors Need to Know

Morningstar now provides Fiduciary Grades on mutual funds. How does Morningstar determine these grades? How can mutual fund investors use these grades to better manage their portfolios?

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