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Mutual Fund

A pool of liquidity that an investment company places in various securities and/or derivatives with the goal of producing a certain return. Mutual funds may carry greater or lesser risk, depending on their particular investment goals. Mutual funds are actively managed by the company to maintain the investment goals. The company issues shares that represent a portion of ownership in each of the securities underlying the fund. Mutual funds are designed for investors who wish to take advantage of a highly diversified portfolio without a large amount of capital. See also: Open-end, Close-end.

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* THE SEC HAS PROPOSED A NEW RULE that generally would require all mutual fund trades to be placed by a "hard 4 p.m." Eastern time deadline.
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These market timing or stale price trades inflict harm on existing investors in a fund, who are normally small investors who simply buy and hold a fund for the long term.
Late trading occurs when a mutual fund manager allows a trader to buy or sell shares of the fund at the 4 p.m.
Marvin Blickenstaff's many contributions to the field of piano performance and pedagogy are recognized by the establishment of this fund by his many friends and colleagues.
Most investors are also aware that hedge fund portfolios need to consist of at least 15-20 managers broadly diversified across strategies.