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