The latest book from Bob Pozen.
Every investor, student of finance and participant in the mutual fund industry needs to read this book. 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
Other titles by Pozen: Too Big to Save? How to Fix the U.S. Financial System, also by Wiley
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.