Investor Glossary-fund familyInvestor Glossary-fund familyInvestor Glossary-fund familyInvestor Glossary-fund familyInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Fund Family

The HTML to link to this page
 

A fund family is a set of related funds, usually mutual finds, with a common brand. One minor advantage of investing in multiple funds in the same fund family is being able to receive a common statement for all. A potentially more meaningful advantage might be the ability to reallocate investment dollars between different fund family funds. Generally each mutual fund in a fund family will have its own manager. Some funds will likely perform much better than others. As a result the investor may prefer investing in the best funds available to that of staying within a fund family. One very large fund family is that offered by Fidelity Investments, with dozens of funds. Janus, Putnam, and Vanguard are other major well-known fund family brands.



Rate this fund family definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: real GDP, per diem, APR, open position, ex-dividend date, current ratio, VIX, Zero Cost Collar, reverse mortgage, option premium, LIBOR, 1031 exchange, risk management, phantom income, cancelled check, FICO score, command economy, wholly-owned subsidiary, dividends payable, EBITDA, stock market close, balance sheet, deferred revenue, minority interest, irrevocable trust, deferred tax, required rate of return, 144a, FTSE, in escrow, limit order, stock split, implied volatility, debt service coverage, annual return, labor relations, quality assurance, ex-dividend, average price per share, inflation, 401a, 1035 exchange, class C shares, diluted share, margin rate, Key Rate Duration, retained earnings, liquidity ratio, covered put


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2015 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use