The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed [Wiley]

Written by Robert Pozen and Theresa Hamacher, Fundamentals of the Fund Industry is the most in-depth and up-to-date guide to navigating the mutual fund industry, written in an accessible style with many examples and charts.The Fund Industry details how mutual funds are marketed, regulated, and invested in stocks and bonds. The book also describes the critical factors needed to choose a specific fund for your investment or retirement plan, including what to look for when reading prospectuses, shareholder reports and third party reviews. In addition, the book:

  • Discusses the spread of mutual funds to Asia, Europe, and Latin America
  • Compares mutual funds to other investment vehicles such as hedge funds and ETFs
  • Shows how to sort mutual funds by categories and subcategories based on security type and investment objective
Bob Pozen is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His latest book, Extreme Productivity, is now available at your favorite local or online bookstore.

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