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Mutual funds that buy and sell stock incur costs on these transactions. These transaction costs are not included in a fund’s expense ratio. Transaction costs include brokerage commission expense, buy and sell spread costs, and market impact costs, Among these …

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Mutual funds that buy and sell stock incur costs on these transactions. These transaction costs are not included in a fund’s expense ratio. Transaction costs include brokerage commission expense, buy and sell spread costs, and market impact costs, Among these …

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Mutual funds that buy and sell stock incur costs on these transactions. These transaction costs are not included in a fund’s expense ratio. Transaction costs include brokerage commission expense, buy and sell spread costs, and market impact costs, Among these …

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Portfolio Losses and Volatility Volatility, the constant change in a stock fund or portfolio value, is normal and cannot be avoided. None the less, it scares people, or to be more accurate, downside volatility scares people, while upside volatility makes …

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Mutual funds that buy and sell stock incur costs on these transactions. These transactional costs are not included in a fund’s expense ratio. Transaction costs include brokerage commission expense, buy and sell  spread costs, and market impact costs, Among these …

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Investors have the tendency to invest in markets as they perform well, and disinvest as they perform poorly. This pattern extends to the stock, bond, and money markets.

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Taking charge of your finances is a life-long skill well worth learning. From keeping within a budget to managing your investments and loans; understanding a few basic concepts will put you in the driver’s seat. You need a tool to …

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