Mutual Funds

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Why You Should Ignore Mutual Funds’ Five-Year Returns Right Now

If you think analyzing five-year returns is a good way to find a fund right now, think again. These mutual funds show that certain time periods can be deceiving. More 

The Best and Worst Times to Invest in Growth Funds

There is a best time to invest in growth funds and there is a worst time to invest in growth funds. But how does one take advantage of the best and avoid the worst? More 

The Best Fidelity Funds for Aggressive Investors

Fidelity Investments is one of the best fund families for aggressive investors thanks to its many low-cost, well-managed growth stock funds. More 

Midyear Review – The Best Mutual Funds of 2014

We look at some of the best mutual funds of 2014's first half, as well as what this performance tells us about market conditions going forward. More 

Why These 5 Mutual Funds Are Beating the S&P 500

We look at five mutual funds significantly beating the S&P 500 Index in 2014 -- and more importantly, what this strong outperformance means. More 

The Frightening Foolishness of the Fed’s Bond Fund ‘Exit Fees’ Idea

The Federal Reserve is considering slapping exit fees on bond funds in order to prevent disorderly selling. Here's why this idea is so, so foolish. More 

5 Oppenheimer Mutual Funds to Power Your Portfolio

After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own. More