The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

by Matthew P. Fink

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199753505
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/21/2011
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Matthew P. Fink was employed by the Investment Company Institute, the national association of the mutual fund industry, from 1971 to 2004, and served as its President from 1991 to 2004. He is the author of articles on mutual fund history and regularly lectures on that history. He is an honors graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School and attended the London School of Economics.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1 Beginning the Foundation
Chapter 2 Completing the Foundation: The Investment Company Act
Chapter 3 Early Development
Chapter 4 Responding to the Bear Market: Money Market Funds
Chapter 5 Other Responses to the Bear Market
Chapter 6 The Revolution in Retirement Plans
Chapter 7 Reentry of Securities Firms and Banks
Chapter 8 Responding to Fund Growth: Calls for New Types of Regulation
Chapter 9 Modernizing SEC Regulation
Chapter 10 Updating Other Regulation
Chapter 11 The Trading Scandals
Chapter 12 The 2008 Meltdown
Chapter 13 Work of a Trade Association
Chapter 14 Looking Back, and Ahead
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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