Despite a reduction in the advisory force, retail advisers still represented nearly 60 percent of total mutual fund gross sales for 2009, according to the Financial Research Corporation (FRC).
Marketwatch writer Chuck Jaffe shows discusses the potential role of convertible funds in volatile markets.
In 2009, 76 percent of mutual fund —owning households indicated that their primary financial goal for their fund investments was saving for retirement, according to “The 2010 Investment Company Fact Book” released by the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
John Waggoner reviews the declining popularity of B shares.
Original research from Vanguard on the influence of fees on funds’ net cash flows.