1. Balanced funds generate higher proportion of income than growth and income funds and are less volatile.
2. Market arbitrage by hedge funds is the simultaneous buying and selling of a security or derivative of the security to exploit market pricing differentials.
3.When purchasing load mutual fund, the NAV includes the load charge for purchasing the mutual funds.
4.Money market mutual funds invest in commercial paper, large bank CDs, and short-term government securities.
5.Money market mutual funds are not subject to reserve requirements.
6.Unit investment trusts have a high security turnover rate, increasing their costs over equivalent mutual funds.
7. Income funds are made up of portfolios of mortgage-backed securities only.
8.Mutual funds offer diversification and professional investment management for the fees charged.
9.Closed-end investment companies stand ready to redeem their shares at their NAV.
10.Closed-end investment companies provide shareholders with maturity intermediation.