Mutual Fund

Business / Finance / Mutual Fund: Mutual funds are pools of money that are managed by an investment company and regulated by the Investment Company Act of 1940. They offer investors a variety of goals, depending on the fund and its investment charter. Some funds seek to generate income on a regular basis. Others seek to preserve an investor's money. Still others seek to invest in companies that are growing at a rapid pace. Funds can impose a sales charge, or load, on investors when they buy or sell shares. No-load funds impose no sales charge. Related: Open-end fund, closed-end fund.

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 Mutual

Mutual Verb Synonyms: reciprocal, reciprocated, requited, interactive, complementary
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Target Risk Fund

Business / Taxes / Target Risk Fund: A target risk fund is a fund of funds that maintains a specific asset allocation in order to provide an essentially level exposure to investment risk. You may find a target risk fund attractive if you MORE

Prime Rate Fund

Business / Finance / Prime Rate Fund: A mutual fund that buys portions of corporate loans from banks and pays the interest to shareholders. MORE

Closed-End Fund

Business / Finance / Closed-End Fund: Position that is liquidated when the client does not meet a margin call or cover a short sale. MORE

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