Author: Andrew Bell
Publication Date: 11/29/2002
Mutual Funds For Canadians For Dummies, 2nd Edition, demystifies mutual funds, and shows you how to understand mutual funds, identify the many available funds, build a strong portfolio, include mutual funds in your RRSP, use the Internet to make investments, and of course, how to maximize returns on your mutual fund investments. New to the second edition: An overview of the investment environment circa 2002, examining movements and trends that affected it, including the tech crash, the telecom meltdown, the rise of income trusts, the defections of key fund managers, Enron and other accounting scandals.Which fund companies have been bought, sold, or driven under. All information regarding market statistics, fund categories, and individual funds will be updated for 2002, as will the Websites and other resources to to track your funds' performance. Plus:The pros, cons, and track record of income trusts and hedge funds. Updates on MERs (Management Expense Ratios) and discount brokers. New standards on fund governance. Strong performance of small-cap stocks. Gold funds: Why everyone should own one. Underperformance of index and labour funds. New funds that minimize your tax hit.
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