In observation of the Christmas and New Year holidays, the next two Weekly Digest emails will go out on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, and Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Happy holidays!
Technology funds lead this year’s list of the top funds, though two non-sector funds are also on the top-10 list.
The returns of the 10 highest-returning exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are looked at to see whether they continue to beat the market and their category peers.
Whether a stock was sold for a gain or a loss has a significant impact on an active mutual fund manager’s decision to repurchase the stock. Stocks sold for a gain are more likely to be repurchased than those sold for a loss.
The proliferation of ETFs has provided more choices, but not all offerings are good investments. Learn how to select the best ETFs for your portfolio.
Our Member Question for this week is:
Our weekly reader surveys are taking a break this week and will return the week of December 24.
Last Week’s Results:
Continuing our series of year-end questions, we asked our readers whether their investments have performed better or worse than what they expected at the start of the year. We also asked what the biggest investment success stories and failures of 2018 were.
If you’re contemplating investing in mutual funds, you’ll want to arm yourself with some basic information. This AAII Investor Classroom, one of the many benefits of an AAII membership, gives you all the tools you need to get started. The topics covered include: how to break a tie between two funds; what to look for when reading a mutual fund statement; how to research mutual funds; and much more.