The European Stock Fund
, managed by Riyadh Financial Co.
THE NEW AMERICAN first answered these questions in 1994 ("America's Retirement Rip-off," April 18, 1994), when it published a study contrasting the benefits of Social Security with that of a stock fund
annuity for four hypothetical families.
now runs about 84% annually, meaning 88% of the securities in the portfolio are bought or sold within a year.
Total net assets of stock funds
decreased to $1,809.
95 Stock Funds
2,578 2,552 2,200 Bond/Income Funds 2,676 2,653 2,560 Taxable Money Market Funds 666 670 663R Tax-free Money Market Funds 323 326 325 Grand Total 6,243 6,201 5,748R
Index funds patterned after Standard & Poor's 500-stock composite, which have been standout performers all through the mid-1990s, once again ranked among the leading major categories of diversified stock funds
, with a quarterly return of 17.
Sept 96 Aug 96 Sept 95 Stock Funds
2,518 2,493 2,129 Bond/Income Funds 2,648 2,650 2,529 Taxable Money Market Funds 669 673 659 Tax-free Money Market Funds 324 325 326 Grand Total 6,159 6,141 6,643R
5 billion, the estimated net flow to stock funds
in July compares with the actual $14.
NEW YORK -- Scudder Global Commodities Stock Fund
Before you plunk some money in a specialized energy fund, you might check to see whether a diversified stock fund
you own has a significant part of its portfolio already devoted to this area.
Aggressive growth funds experienced strong inflows in May, accounting for 36% of all stock fund
inflows, he said.
After a respectable, but hardly smoking, 1992 (in which the typical stock fund