Index Fund

Business / Finance / Index Fund: An investment/trading strategy that exploits divergences between actual and theoretical futures prices. An example is the simultaneous buying (selling) of stock index futures (i.e., S&P 500) while selling (buying) the underlying stocks of that index, capturing as profit the temporarily inflated basis between these two baskets. Often, the point at which profitability exists is expressed at the block call as the number of points the future must be over or under the underlying basket for an arbitrage opportunity to exist. See: Program trading.

Other Words for Fund

Fund Noun Synonyms: finance, back, capitalize, stake, support, pay for, endow, grant, subsidize
Fund Adjective Synonyms: supply, stock, reserve, store, pool, cache, reservoir, repository, mine
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Other Words for Index

Index Adjective Synonyms: mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide
Index Noun Synonyms: guide, directory, list, listing, table of contents, catalogue, key, thesaurus
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Tax-Efficient Funds

Business / Taxes / Tax-Efficient Funds: When a mutual fund minimizes the income earnings and capital gains it distributes to its shareholders, it may be described as a tax-efficient fund. In general, the smaller a fund's turnover, or the le MORE

Enhanced Index Fund

Business / Taxes / Enhanced Index Fund: An enhanced index fund chooses selectively among the stocks in a particular index in order to produce a slightly higher return. By contrast, an index fund strives to mirror the performance of a partic MORE

Actively Managed Fund

Business / Taxes / Actively Managed Fund: Managers of actively managed mutual funds buy and sell investments to achieve a particular goal, such as providing a certain level of return or beating a relevant benchmark. As a result, they generall MORE

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