Staying on top of mutual fund news is important for investors. Below, we look at the most important mutual fund news from the past week.
The Top Performing Mid-Cap Funds
Investors Business Daily recently published an article about the best performing mid cap mutual funds since 1999. According to the article, a mid cap fund investment of $10,000 in 1999 is worth an average of $34,456 today. To the right is an overview of the funds mentioned in the article.
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Top Performing Dividend-Focused Mutual Funds
According to an article published by Investors Business Daily, dividend focused mutual funds have outperformed the S&P 500 over the last ten years. However, dividend funds have lagged since 2013, as the overall markets outperformed. To the right is an overview of the funds mentioned in the article
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Large Cap Blend Mutual Funds to Watch
Zacks Investment Research published an article highlighting three large cap blend mutual funds that could outperform. Here are the funds mentioned.
- Vantagepoint Growth & Income Investor (VPGIX)
- Dreyfus Fund Incorporated (DREVX)
- Putnam Research A (PNRAX)
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Green Alternative Mutual Funds
There are many options for “green” mutual funds, but what funds are the “greenest”? According to an article that was posted by Trefis, the following funds can be considered the “greenest” mutual funds.
- Firsthand Alternative Energy (ALTEX)
- New Alternatives (NALFX)
- Guinness Atkinson Alternative Energy (GAAEX)
- Gabelli SRI AAA (SRIGX)
- Portfolio 21 R (PORTX)
- Green Century Balanced Fund (GCBLX)
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