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Telephone switching

Moving one's assets from one mutual fund or variable annuity to another by telephone.
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Telephone Switching

An order given over a telephone, especially to transfer assets from one mutual fund or annuity to another. A client has the right to call his/her investment adviser and direct that money be invested only in certain ways. See also: Telephone booth.
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telephone switching

The movement of an investor's funds from one mutual fund to another mutual fund on the basis of an order given via telephone.
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