4) let the fund managers of a bond mutual fund
take care of the investment strategies.
According to Moorlach, "the county's pool was a highly leveraged, long-term bond mutual fund
, when it should have been a short-term money market fund because of both the liquidity requirements of the participants, which included retirement and trust funds that could remove money at any time from the pool, and the risk from rising interest rates.
As of March 2011, this diversified bond mutual fund
held 434 issues, with 1.
You should also consider discontinuing your purchase of the $100 and $50 bonds, and instead, invest in a bond mutual fund
within your 401(k)plan.
The diversified bond mutual fund
has a five year annualized return of 6.
Schwab Study Reveals new Guidelines for Individual Bond and Bond Mutual Fund
The PIMCO Total Return Fund, which ranks as the world's largest bond mutual fund
, has experienced heavy inflows during recent months.
If rates rise, bonds decrease in value, and the entire portfolio of a bond mutual fund
will be hit.
An NASD arbitration panel has awarded a Royal Oak, Michigan businessman and his company's pension plan recovery against Merrill Lynch for losses in Alliance North American Government Income Trust, a $1 billion government bond mutual fund
sold to the public by Merrill Lynch.
Because most money-market funds are part of a larger mutual fund family, an owner could transfer into a stock or bond mutual fund
at a later date, when the market changes.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- Baird Adjustable Rate Income Fund (BAR), a bond mutual fund
with $176 million in assets, is rated "V-3" under Fitch's revised market risk rating system.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Overland Express Variable Rate Government Fund, Class A (Nasdaq: OEGVX), a bond mutual fund