All About Mutual Funds / Edition 2

All About Mutual Funds / Edition 2

by Bruce Jacobs
     
 

ISBN-10: 007137678X

ISBN-13: 9780071376785

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071376785
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
0.65(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1What Are Mutual Funds?1
Ch. 2Mutual Fund Classifications10
Ch. 3Types of Mutual Funds17
Ch. 4Load Versus No-Load Mutual Funds38
Ch. 5Advantages of Mutual Fund Investing47
Ch. 6Risks in Mutual Fund Investing57
Ch. 7Investment Companies67
Ch. 8The Prospectus76
Ch. 9How to Open a Mutual Fund Account85
Ch. 10Registering a Mutual Fund Account92
Ch. 11Making Subsequent Investment Purchases100
Ch. 12Strategies to Maximize Return on Investment107
Ch. 13Tracking a Fund's Performance122
Ch. 14Services Provided by Mutual Fund Companies140
Ch. 15Costs of Ownership156
Ch. 16Tax Issues166
Ch. 17Developing a Model Portfolio183
Ch. 18Is Mutual Fund Investing for Me?192
Ch. 19Mutual Fund Investing via the Internet203
Epilogue208
App. ANon-Technical Magazines and Newspapers217
App. BMutual Fund Listings in Newspapers218
App. CAddresses and Toll-Free Telephone Numbers of Selected Funds222
App. DThe Miracle of Compounding225
App. ECalculating Return on Investment227
Bibliography231
Glossary of Mutual Fund Terms233
Index241
About the Author257

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