Style Box

Style Box

A way to describe the features of a mutual fund graphically. There are two types of style box. An equity style box is a box divided into nine smaller boxes. The vertical boxes represent the market capitalization (low, medium, and high) and the horizontal boxes represent the type of fund (value fund, mixed, or growth fund). A bond style box is much the same. The vertical boxes represent credit quality (low, medium, and high) and the horizontal ones represent maturity (short, medium, and long term). One may place a check mark or fill in the box that best describes a particular fund. Style boxes are used by Morningstar.
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The firm develops personalized financial solutions without pressure on clients to employ a style box or proprietary products.
Similarly, a rose from Provence, for those who might not enjoy fizziness, ticks the style box with aplomb with a square edged bottle.
The top-performing category in the Morningstar Style Box for the first time since 2008 in 2016 is small value, up 27%.
Alcatel has also added a Google Cardboard style box that houses the retail unit of the phones and also acts as an entry-level VR headset.
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Taken in the raid were a black Tom-Tom sat nav, an extendable black projector screen, a silver flight case style box containing a cream digital projector, and a presentation slide changer with a small black bag.
Conversations with financial advisers and listening to the frustration they felt trying to explain to investors the differences in mutual fund equity classes led Phillips to create Morningstar's signature mutual fund analysis tool, the Style Box (although he modestly points out that others had a hand in its creation).
"A lot of consultants are now starting to look at us and say 'We kind of like the idea of having somebody do what they think is right,' as opposed to artificially trying to fit themselves into a style box," he says.
And the "Style Box" - my one-shot creation for an American Press Institute session several years ago, and now a permanent feature of my "Getting Your Words' Worth" writing workshops - offers people a chance to do that.