A Mutual Fund is a investment program where a manager selects stocks, indexes, commodities, and currency that try to make money for their shareholders.
Some manager that run their mutual fund try to beat the market while other try to make a safe return on shareholders money.
According to The Statistics Portal; there is 9,356 mutual fund active in the Unites States.
Investing in a mutual fund helps diversify your portfolio by having a professional handle investments that they have experience in that you might not have in or need to spend time research in that company industry.
There are some risk in investments in mutual fund. For example, the manager might over trade in their account. Making commission fee high and shrinking your account balance. Also there are hidden fee that you might not be aware unless you investigate where cost are going.
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