How to select the best bond funds

How to select the best bond funds

The best bond funds hold short-term bonds and have low fees

Bond funds are ETFs or mutual funds that invest most of their assets in government or corporate bonds.

If you need steady income and want to hold the best bond funds, we advise you… Read More

How bond funds can guarantee weak returns

How bond funds can guarantee weak returns

Bond funds may have performed well in the past, but nowadays they are more likely to be dead weight in your portfolio.

Bond funds are ETFs or mutual funds that invest most of their assets in government or corporate bonds.

Until a decade or so ago,… Read More

What are the risks and rewards of securities lending?

Securities lending by mutual funds can add to their overall returns.
Mutual funds, index funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) often engage in securities lending. That is, they lend securities to third-party borrowers, mostly hedge funds and investment firms. These borrowers then… Read More

7 rules for buying mutual funds

Rules you need to follow when buying mutual funds for the long-term success of your portfolio.

Buying mutual funds should be done with the long term in mind. Find a sound fund that holds good stocks and stick with it.
There are, of course, thousands… Read More

What is a bear fund?

Investors can use special ETFs called bear funds to hedge their positions in a market downturn.

A bear fund is a type of ETF that is designed to rise in market downturns. A bear market is a situation where stock market averages trend downward… Read More