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Mutual funds [electronic resource] : portfolio structures, analysis, management, and stewardship / John Haslem.

Author/Creator:
Haslem, John A.
Publication:
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (381 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
Series:
Robert W. Kolb Series
Robert W. Kolb series
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Subjects:
Mutual funds.
Investments.
Portfolio management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
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 resear
Contents:
Mutual Funds: Portfolio Structures, Analysis, Management, and Stewardship; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Mutual Funds: Nature, Regulation, and Costs; Chapter 1: The Nature of Mutual Funds; Chapter 2: Mutual Fund Regulation and Issues; Chapter 3: The Economics of Mutual Funds; Chapter 4: Mutual Fund Fees and Expenses; Part II: The Realities and Analogies of Investing; Chapter 5: How Financial Markets Work; Chapter 6: Active versus Passive Investing; Part III: Fund Types and Comparative Performance, Efficient Markets, Asset Allocation, and Morningstar Analysis
Chapter 7: Efficient Markets and Mutual Fund Investing: The Advantages of Index FundsChapter 8: Asset Allocation: Design and Care of Portfolios; Chapter 9: The Morningstar Approach to Mutual Fund Analysis-Part I; Chapter 10: The Morningstar Approach to Mutual Fund Analysis-Part II; Chapter 11: Building a Portfolio of Mutual Funds: A Morningstar Approach; Chapter 12: Performance of Actively Managed versus Index Funds: The Vanguard Case; Chapter 13: Classic and Enhanced Index Funds: Performance and Issues; Chapter 14: Mutual Funds versus Exchange-Traded Funds
Part IV: Mutual Funds at the CrossroadsChapter 15: The Challenge to Mutual Fund Stewardship; Chapter 16: Identifying Mutual Fund Stewardship; Chapter 17: Normative Transparency of Mutual Fund Disclosure; Chapter 18: A Design for the Mutual Funds of the Future; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-282-30659-6
9786612306594
1-118-26639-0
0-470-53089-8
OCLC:
489139713