Investor Glossary-no-load fundInvestor Glossary-no-load fundInvestor Glossary-no-load fundInvestor Glossary-no-load fundInsightful 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

No-load Fund

The HTML to link to this page
 

A no-load fund is a mutual fund that is offered by an investment company for which no sales charge is levied. A no-load fund is called a no-load fund because in finance, the word load is synonymous with the word commission. Experts will generally recommend a no-load fund over a load fund since all money invested in a no-load fund is working for the investor, no-load funds are more likely to perform better than load funds. A fund called a no-load fund should be examined to ascertain that it truly is a no-load fund. Some firms, for instance, charge a back-end load, meaning that a fee is charged for selling the fund. When comparing the past performance of a no-load fund versus that of a load fund, investors should be sure to factor in the initial loss of the load.



Rate this no-load fund 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: limit order, EBITDA, reverse mortgage, per diem, balance sheet, APR, option premium, cancelled check, required rate of return, debt service coverage, covered put, wholly-owned subsidiary, Key Rate Duration, dividends payable, liquidity ratio, deferred revenue, labor relations, quality assurance, diluted share, margin rate, 144a, inflation, ex-dividend, in escrow, risk management, retained earnings, deferred tax, FICO score, 401a, stock split, 1035 exchange, phantom income, command economy, FTSE, minority interest, irrevocable trust, VIX, stock market close, average price per share, Zero Cost Collar, open position, 1031 exchange, current ratio, ex-dividend date, implied volatility, annual return, real GDP, LIBOR, class C shares


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
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use