Mutual Fund Rules: 50 Essential Axioms to Explain and Examine Mutual Funds Investing

Mutual Fund Rules: 50 Essential Axioms to Explain and Examine Mutual Funds Investing

by Michael D. Sheimo, Shelmo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071350259
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Pay Yourself First
1(4)
Let the Fund Do the Work
5(6)
Look Out for Ponzi Scams
11(4)
Follow the Yield Curve
15(8)
Ask Questions, Get Answers
23(4)
Mutual Funds Have Less Risk
27(6)
Use the Rule of 72 to Double
33(2)
All Mutual Funds Aren't the Same
35(6)
The Highest-Performing Fund Can Be Dangerous
41(6)
Determine the Cost of Investing
47(6)
Invest According to Life Stage
53(4)
Keep Accurate Records, Always
57(4)
Watch the Consumer Price Index
61(4)
Know the Difference between Deposits and Investments
65(4)
Invest in What You Understand
69(4)
If You Can't Get Complete Information, Don't Invest
73(4)
Are Big Mutual Funds Better?
77(4)
Invest According to Objectives
81(6)
Past Performance Is No Guarantee
87(4)
Check Frequently to Avoid Fraud
91(4)
Small Stocks Make the "January Effect"
95(6)
There's Always a Year-End Sell-Off
101(6)
Government Bond Funds Are Not Guaranteed
107(4)
Never Buy a Fund from a Voice
111(4)
If a Bank Sells a Mutual Fund, It's Not Insured
115(4)
Buy More Shares with No Commission
119(2)
Mutual Funds Are Automatically Diversified
121(4)
The Day's Close Is Very Important
125(2)
Are Mutual Funds Transferable?
127(4)
Money Market Funds Are (Not Exactly) the Same
131(4)
A Fund of Funds Is More Diversification
135(4)
Do Real Estate with a REIT Fund
139(6)
It's Best to Invest in Mutual Funds Long Term
145(6)
Select a Good Fund for You
151(12)
Look to the Internet for Information
163(6)
Buy Funds on the Dips
169(4)
A Hedge Fund Is a Different Animal
173(6)
Buy Funds Cheaper with Dollar Cost Averaging
179(6)
Don't Try to Time the Market (Too Much)
185(4)
There's Always a Santa Claus Rally
189(4)
Gold Funds as a Hedge
193(6)
Never Chase Performance
199(4)
The First Month Determines the Year
203(4)
Size Matters
207(4)
Closed-End Funds Trade like Stocks
211(4)
Compare the Fund Features
215(4)
Index Funds Follow the Market
219(6)
Invest in Tax-Free Funds
225(6)
Know the Investment Theme
231(4)
Consider a Wrap as a Fund Alternative
235(4)
Index 239

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