Essays Tagged: "mutual funds"

Individual Retirement Accounts: Pro's & Con's, Do's & Don'ts

ply makes contributions to a account that in turn is taken and invested into various things such as mutual funds and the stock market. The investment grows without any taxes being paid on it until ret ...

(2 pages) 144 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Brief overview of mutual funds: history, benefits, comparison to stocks

Mutual funds give people the opportunity to save money through the stock market. They are an ideal w ... d by some of the best financial minds in the world. I'm going to talk a little about the history of mutual funds, some benefits of them, and some statistics of how they have done in the market over th ... of them, and some statistics of how they have done in the market over the years.So what exactly are mutual funds? A mutual fund is a single investment that contains a portfolio of individual stocks or ...

(2 pages) 133 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Security Alternatives

ll relies heavily on giving individuals the freedom to explore different investment options such as mutual funds, individual stocks, treasury notes, and other choices. These investment options would e ... e-out of its existing system. Workers in Chile must save 10 percent of their earnings in individual mutual fund accounts (Ferrara, 1995). They also pay for survivor and disability insurance, and for t ...

(2 pages) 136 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Disagvantages and advantages of business

AdvantagesWhat are the key advantages of mutual fund investing?DiversificationUsing mutual funds can help an investor diversify their portfol ... securities. Spreading your investment across a range of securities can help to reduce risk. A stock mutual fund, for example, invests in many stocks - hundreds or even thousands. This minimizes the ri ... housands. This minimizes the risk attributed to a concentrated position. If a few securities in the mutual fund lose value or become worthless, the loss maybe offset by other securities that appreciat ...

(3 pages) 90 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

What are bank and non-bank financial institution, compare them briefly and explain each of them.

ompanies, property and casualty insurance companies, savings and loans associations, credit unions, mutual saving banks, mutual funds, and other types of nonbank financial institutions.-Banks: accordi ... unions also perform similar lending practices just like banks, but usually for small amount of loan.Mutual FundsThese financial intermediaries obtain finances by selling shares to people and use the e ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Exchange Trade Funds (ETFs)

(ETF)? An ETF is any type of investment vehicle which combines the benefits that a stock has versus mutual funds (i.e. such as being able to be bought and sold intraday), with the diversification and ... e to be bought and sold intraday), with the diversification and investment principals of a standard mutual fund. In short, think of an ETF as a mutual fund that is treated exactly like a stock. You ca ...

(10 pages) 113 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Finance The Right Way - Correct Financing

ent Vehicles" that you can entrust to carry your money these include stocks, real estate, bonds and mutual funds. No matter what method you choose the goal is to put your money to work for an addition ...

(7 pages) 133 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Fixed Money Instruments Paper

Fixed money instrument investments takes on many forms, mutual funds, CD's, treasury bills, and bank savings accounts, to name a few. In this phase of build ... ment team is given $10,000.00 to invest in one or more of the aforementioned investments. We choose mutual funds because investors can choose to invest in certain sectors and leave the research and ma ... folio in the hands of the portfolio manager. We will begin with providing a general definition of a mutual fund and an example of how it is funded."A mutual fund is a company that invests most of its ...

(5 pages) 39 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Research paper on index vs mut

Thesis: There are good and bad aspects of both Index and Mutual Funds, however whichever one is better for any particular person depends on his/her situation ... prominent worlds of the stock market are the topic for this research paper: Index Funds and regular mutual funds. To my horror, these two terms are incredibly vague words and each have many different ... ions of the market, or at least the section of the market you invested in. With an actively managed mutual fund investment, you may not know until the very end that the fund manager just lost you or g ...

(6 pages) 56 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Introduction to Business

ts offers a huge range of financial services, from HR benefits to having one of the world's largest mutual funds supermarkets. Ecora Software helps companies IT departments manage the computer on ther ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Saving for retirement

there words to heart. I've been investing now since I was nineteen years old. I currently own three mutual funds, two IRAs, series EE and II bonds. I also have a savings account so that when I retire ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Market Risk, How do Mutual Fund Help An Investor to Manage that Risk

PROJECT REPORTON揗arket Risk, How do Mutual Fund Help An Investor to Manage that Risk擨NDEXSr. No.ParticularsPg. No.1.Executive Sum ... No.1.Executive Summary.32.Market Risk.43.Common Market Risk.64.How can one Manage Risk.105.How Does Mutual Fund Help In Managing The Risk.116.Concept of Mutual Fund.137.Managing the risk by diversific ... ck market in the world goes through the risk associated with the investments. This project is about mutual funds, how they are managed, the risk and returns associated with the portfolio, how the asse ...

(24 pages) 131 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Merrill Lynch in Japan

2009)." This made it extremely difficult for Merrill Lynch "to sell non-Japanese stocks, bonds, and mutual funds to Japanese investors (Hill, 2009)."A cultural challenge to the investment titan was ho ... lds ", amounting to ¥1,220 trillion in late 1997, only 3 percent of which were then invested in mutual funds (Hill, 2009)." Getting these individuals to invest in an American company's idea of inv ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Budget analysis and justification for nonprofit organization

operational and staffed. In order to review financial records and planning as well as setting up a mutual funds account to have the profits from the operations grow. The following financial proposal ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Reaction Paper

�PAGE � COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MUTUAL FUNDS IN GHANAUSING BETA AS THE DETERMINANT FACTOR.�LIST OF TABLES Table 2.1Differe ... AS THE DETERMINANT FACTOR.�LIST OF TABLES Table 2.1Difference between a Unit Trust and a Mutual FundTable 2.2Classification of Collective Investment Schemes in GhanaTable 2.3Per ...LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS APTArbitrage Pricing TheoryAMFAnidaso Mutual FundAUMAsset Under ManagementCAPMCapital Asset Pricing ModelCGTCapital Gain ...

(59 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law