Major indices finish lower amid GE earnings disappointment >>> READ MORE

5 Weird Mutual Funds Worth Your Investment

These mutual funds are a little unorthodox, but they still make great investments

    View All  

Equity mutual funds all have a stock selection methodology whether they are applying active or passive management. Some use a top-down methodology; some a bottom-up approach.

The point is that most generally use industry-accepted best practices for getting the job done.

fund185There’s a small group of funds, however, that use unorthodox methods for picking stocks. Some function like a stock popularity contest, others invest in human vices, and some even use social causes as screeners.

So, which of these unusual mutual funds are worth your money? I’ll highlight several I believe make good investments.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media,

©2017 InvestorPlace Media, LLC