Five Big Mistakes Mutual-Fund Investors Make

Debt-focussed mutual funds can invest in housing finance firms
The Hindu
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), on Saturday, allowed debt-orientedmutual fund schemes to invest in housing finance companies (HFCs). “Additional exposure to the financial services sector (over and above the existing 30 per cent) not...
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The Hindu
NPS or Mutual Funds - Which one to choose for Retirement?
Moneycontrol.com
NPS or Mutual Funds - Which one to choose for Retirement? Investors are often perplexed over investments to choose for retirement planning. The NPS which are also made available to the aam junta has only added to investor's confusion. Financial advisor ...
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Moneycontrol.com
Five Big Mistakes Mutual-Fund Investors Make
Wall Street Journal
But despite the relative simplicity, mutual-fund investors are still making some costly mistakes that eat into their returns and may put their portfolios at risk. The Wall Street Journal Sunday talked to financial advisers and accountants to learn some ...
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Wall Street Journal
What a Difference a Percentage Point Can Make
New York Times
Overseas options aren't much better. With Europe in a nasty recession and problems growing in China and the rest of Asia, emerging markets are as vulnerable as ever. But one thing is quite predictable: the fees that investors pay in their individual ...
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Fund Investors Are Nearing the Edge, Too
New York Times
The approaching fiscal cliff, she added, may provide a good excuse for investors to focus on mutual funds that are managed to limit portfolio turnover. When managers buy and sell less often, costs are kept down, as well as the taxable gains that ...
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Mutual Fund Investors, Flying Again but Feeling Dizzy
New York Times
They contend that neither the economy nor the stock market is out of the woods. Henry J. Herrmann, chief executive of the fund management firm Waddell & Reed, questioned whether investors would “want to be jumping into the equity market at this ...
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For Three Top Funds, the Paths to Success Don't Cross
New York Times
By TIM GRAY. Published: October 6, 2012. OIL refineries, all-terrain vehicles and European banks would seem to share little, but they helped to provide good returns to managers of three of the better-performing mutual funds of the third quarter.
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New York Times
Fund Talk - Focus on long-term goals
Business Line
I am planning to start an SIP in three mutual funds. My short-term goals require me to raise around Rs 8-10 lakh within the next five years or so. My long-term goals require me to accumulate around Rs 30 lakh in the next 10-12 years. What type of funds ...
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Transparent, but more expensive
Business Standard
The Securities and Exchange Board of India's (Sebi) new guidelines for mutual funds became effective from October 1. These guidelines have triggered a flurry of activities as all the stakeholders are busy understanding and implementing them. With the ...
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