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Mutual Fund Selection

I do not write much on personal finance, and I doubt how many investors have the visibility on these 7 factors to invest in the blogmutual funds.

Seven Factors to Consider:

  1. Management Stability: If you find a great manager, hang on to them. Top managers usually continue to perform better in up and down markets, because they have the stability and experience to stay focused on their objective. Let them work for you and enjoy the stability.
  2. Management Participation: The management team of a great mutual fund usually invests heavily in their own fund. If it is good enough for their money, you can expect that they have a vested interest in taking care of yours. Continue reading

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It would be futile comparing Warren Buffet  and George Soros  wealth disparity. They’re both wealthy and successful. Two different styles; 813530equally effective.

If you’re not familiar with Veryan Allen , he writes these insanely awesome rants about how the passive indexing cult is clueless and real alpha is out there for real managers to capture. I love reading his stuff, even when I disagree with some of it.

He’s just tweeted a link to a classic post on his aptly and spartanly titled “Hedge Fund” blog, in which we learn about how Warren Buffett is essentially the lead hedge fund manager in the universe even though he runs, for all intents and purposes, a no-fee actively managed closed-end fund.

I especially liked this part, where he explains why Warren Buffett has become wealthier than George Soros (not that it matters at that level), despite Soros’s better performance… Continue reading

Investor’s Traps

There are so many products in this global financial market that sometimes adownload

financial adviser feel more like a bouncer than anything else ……..

  • Principal protection funds. ( They are always come out after the market’s been killed and cap your upside on the recovery)  Continue reading

Trappping the Investor

 

There are so many products in this global financial marketthat sometimes a

financial advisor feel more like a bouncer than anything else ……..

  • Principal protection funds. ( They are always come out after the market’s been killed and cap your upside on the recovery) Continue reading
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