Mutual Fund News Roundup: February 6

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Mutual Fund News Roundup: February 6

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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.

High Yield Bonds to Consider

Zacks Investment Research recently published an article highlighting five high yield bond mutual funds to consider. The article mentioned the following funds:
  • Fidelity Advisor High Income Advantage A (FAHDX)
  • Nuveen High Income Bond A (FJSIX)
  • Wells Fargo Advantage High Yield Bond A (EKHAX)
  • Delaware High-Yield Opportunities A (DHOAX)
  • RidgeWorth Seix High Yield A (HYPSX)

To view the full article, click here.

Healthcare Mutual Funds to Consider

Zacks Investment Research also published an article about the five best healthcare mutual funds to consider. The article highlights the following funds:
  • Fidelity Select Health Care (FSPHX)
  • Janus Global Life Sciences A (JFNAX)
  • Fidelity Select Medical Delivery Portfolio (FSHCX)
  • AllianzGI Health Sciences A (RAGHX)
  • Fidelity Advisor Health Care A (FACDX)

To read the full article, click here.

Morningstar Names Best Fund Managers

FA Mag published an article noting Morningstar’s list of best fund managers in 2014. The fund managers were ranked in categories and were picked based on long-term risk adjusted returns and performance in 2014. Below are the fund managers mentioned.

Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year
Theo Kolokotrones, Joel Fried, Al Mordecai, Mohsin Ansari, and James Marchetti. (Primecap Odyssey Aggressive Growth, Primecap Odyssey Growth, Primecap Odyssey Stock, Vanguard Capital Opportunity, Vanguard Primecap Core and Vanguard Primecap.)

International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year
Charles Pohl and Diana Strandberg (Dodge and Cox International Stock fund)

Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year
Ken Leech, Carl Eichstaedt, and Mark Lindbloom (Western Asset Core Bond and Western Asset Core Plus Bond)
Alternatives Fund Manager of the Year

Robert T. Jones and Ali Motamed (Boston Partners Long/Short Equity)

Allocation Fund Manager of the Year
Anne Lester (JPMorgan SmartRetirement Target-date Series)

To read the full article, click here.

Foreign Stocks Vs. S&P 500

Investors.com recently published an article on foreign stock performance compared to the S&P 500. According to the article, a $10,000 investment in 1999 in foreign stocks would be equal to an average of $19,277 today. That same $10,000 investment in the S&P would be worth approximately $18,088 today.

To read the full article, click here

Stock Mutual Funds Fell in January

Stock mutual funds dropped each week in the month of January. The decline was primarily due to falling oil prices and concerns abroad. YTD, these funds are down an average of 1.38%. To read the full article, click here

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Mutual Fund News Roundup: February 6

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.

High Yield Bonds to Consider

Zacks Investment Research recently published an article highlighting five high yield bond mutual funds to consider. The article mentioned the following funds:
  • Fidelity Advisor High Income Advantage A (FAHDX)
  • Nuveen High Income Bond A (FJSIX)
  • Wells Fargo Advantage High Yield Bond A (EKHAX)
  • Delaware High-Yield Opportunities A (DHOAX)
  • RidgeWorth Seix High Yield A (HYPSX)

To view the full article, click here.

Healthcare Mutual Funds to Consider

Zacks Investment Research also published an article about the five best healthcare mutual funds to consider. The article highlights the following funds:
  • Fidelity Select Health Care (FSPHX)
  • Janus Global Life Sciences A (JFNAX)
  • Fidelity Select Medical Delivery Portfolio (FSHCX)
  • AllianzGI Health Sciences A (RAGHX)
  • Fidelity Advisor Health Care A (FACDX)

To read the full article, click here.

Morningstar Names Best Fund Managers

FA Mag published an article noting Morningstar’s list of best fund managers in 2014. The fund managers were ranked in categories and were picked based on long-term risk adjusted returns and performance in 2014. Below are the fund managers mentioned.

Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year
Theo Kolokotrones, Joel Fried, Al Mordecai, Mohsin Ansari, and James Marchetti. (Primecap Odyssey Aggressive Growth, Primecap Odyssey Growth, Primecap Odyssey Stock, Vanguard Capital Opportunity, Vanguard Primecap Core and Vanguard Primecap.)

International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year
Charles Pohl and Diana Strandberg (Dodge and Cox International Stock fund)

Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year
Ken Leech, Carl Eichstaedt, and Mark Lindbloom (Western Asset Core Bond and Western Asset Core Plus Bond)
Alternatives Fund Manager of the Year

Robert T. Jones and Ali Motamed (Boston Partners Long/Short Equity)

Allocation Fund Manager of the Year
Anne Lester (JPMorgan SmartRetirement Target-date Series)

To read the full article, click here.

Foreign Stocks Vs. S&P 500

Investors.com recently published an article on foreign stock performance compared to the S&P 500. According to the article, a $10,000 investment in 1999 in foreign stocks would be equal to an average of $19,277 today. That same $10,000 investment in the S&P would be worth approximately $18,088 today.

To read the full article, click here

Stock Mutual Funds Fell in January

Stock mutual funds dropped each week in the month of January. The decline was primarily due to falling oil prices and concerns abroad. YTD, these funds are down an average of 1.38%. To read the full article, click here

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Why 30 trillion is invested in mutual funds book

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Find out why $30 trillon is invested in mutual funds.

Why 30 trillion is invested in mutual funds book

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