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Financial terms in "Mutual Funds"

1. China ETF

2. retail industry ETF

3. sensitivity

4. managed currency fund

5. modified Sharpe ratio

6. Law Of One Price

7. advisor

8. interval fund

9. instant history bias

10. R share

11. Lipper Index

12. fixed maturity plan

13. attribution analysis

14. letter of intent

15. fund switching

16. capital guarantee fund

17. equity market neutral

18. index ETF

19. subadvisor

20. discounted

21. China-Africa Development Fund (CAD Fund)

22. micro cap fund

23. redemption mechanism

24. event driven

25. load-adjusted return

26. Exchange

27. annual turnover

28. ultra ETF

29. dual-purpose fund

30. inception

31. collective investment scheme

32. unlimited risk

33. fund overlap

34. Rule 12b-1 fee

35. exchange fund

36. Family of funds

37. Lipper Mutual Fund Industry Average

38. rating

39. management investment company

40. yardstick

41. sector ETF

42. lease fund

43. euro ETF

44. not rated

45. financial advisor

46. redemption suspension

47. negotiable security

48. debt fund

49. Share

50. net long

51. contingent deferred sales charge

52. tax-free bond fund

53. Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

54. style

55. SAFE Investment Company

56. trailing return

57. all-cap fund

58. in escrow

59. regular-way delivery

60. lifestyle fund

61. target retirement fund

62. closed fund

63. Level 3 asset

64. foul weather fund

65. management tenure

66. PIMCO

67. specialty fund

68. Government Pension Fund

69. commingled fund

70. authorized participants

71. bid/ask spread

72. digested security

73. face-amount certificate

74. Sterling ratio

75. income trust

76. manager of managers

77. commingled trust fund

78. active index fund

79. open-ended investment company

80. socially conscious investing

81. objective

82. CMO REIT

83. Unlisted

84. best bid

85. distributable net income (DNI)

86. fund manager

87. tax-managed fund

88. small-cap fund

89. MEXID

90. mutual fund

91. The Government Pension Investment Fund

92. amortized value

93. pooled fund

94. exchange fee

95. Long Position

96. Security

97. sell

98. flexible mutual fund

99. fund balance

100. out-of-favor

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Fund Of Funds (FOF)

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A fund of funds is a pooled investment, such as a mutual fund or a hedge fund, whose underlying investments are other funds rather than individual securities. Despite some major differences, what all funds of funds have in common is an emphasis on diversification for its potential to reduce risk without significantly reducing return. They're also designed to simplify the investment process by offering one-stop shopping.Many mutual fund FOFs are asset allocation funds and typically include both stock and bond funds in a particular combination that the FOF manager has chosen to meet a specific objective. A mutual fund FOF may select all of its funds from a single fund family or it may choose funds offered by different investment companies.A hedge fund FOF, which owns stakes in other hedge funds, allows investors to commit substantially less money to gain exposure to this investment category than it would cost to invest in even one fund.A major drawback with all funds of funds is that the fees tend to be higher than you would pay owning the underlying funds directly.

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