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The International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITs - Peter W. Madlem

The International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITs

Hardcover Published: 26th January 2000
ISBN: 9781579580865
Number Of Pages: 500

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Funds and REITs are among the fastest-growing and most important investment vehicles used by huge numbers of investors who wish to capitalize on the stock market and real estate booms of the 1990s. This timely book provides authoritative information, both historical and conceptual, that will help to ensure the right investment choices as well as explain these vehicles to novices. The International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITsis truly a publishing landmark: every conceivable concept, term, fund type, and strategy as well as a great array of individual funds and REITs are described, explained, and illustrated in this definitive book.

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Mutual Fundsp. 1
What is A Mutual Fund?p. 1
How to Invest in A Mutual Fundp. 4
How A Mutual Fund Operatesp. 6
Categories of Mutual Fundsp. 7
Diversified Common Stock Companiesp. 7
Aggressive Growth Fundsp. 7
Emerging Market Fundsp. 8
Europe Stock Fundsp. 9
Foreign Stock Fundsp. 9
Growth Stock Fundsp. 10
Pacific Stock Fundsp. 10
Small Company Fundsp. 10
World Stock Fundsp. 11
Balanced Companiesp. 11
Asset Allocation Fundsp. 11
Balanced Fundsp. 12
Growth and Income Fundsp. 13
Income Companiesp. 14
Equity-Income Fundsp. 14
Multi-Asset Global Fundsp. 15
Specialized Companiesp. 15
Bond and Preferred Stock Companiesp. 15
Convertible Bondsp. 16
Corporate Bonds--Generalp. 16
Corporate Bonds--High Qualityp. 17
Corporate Bonds--High Yieldp. 17
Government Bonds--Adjustable Rate Mortgagep. 18
Government Bonds--Generalp. 18
Government Bonds--Mortgagep. 19
Government Bonds--Treasuryp. 19
Multi-Sector Bondsp. 19
Municipal Bondsp. 19
Short-Term World Income Bondsp. 20
World Bondsp. 20
Mutual Fund Table Keyp. 20
Mutual Fund Tablep. 24
Closed-End Fundsp. 235
What Is a Closed-End Fund?p. 235
Diversifiied versus Non-Diversified Closed-End Fundsp. 237
Fees and Expensesp. 237
How to Purchase a Closed-End Fundp. 237
Items to Consider when Buying a Closed-End Fundp. 237
Regulationp. 238
Discountsp. 238
How to Calculate the Discount or Premiump. 240
Rights Offeringsp. 241
Closed-End Fund Categoriesp. 242
Bond Fundsp. 243
Corporate Bond Funds--Generalp. 244
Corporate Bond Funds--High Yieldp. 244
Income Fundsp. 245
International Bond Fundsp. 245
Multi-Sector Bond Fundsp. 246
Municipal Bond Funds--Nationalp. 246
Municipal Bond Funds--Single Statep. 247
U.S. Government Bond Fundsp. 247
Equity Fundsp. 247
Convertible Fundsp. 248
Domestic Equity Fundsp. 249
Single Country Equity Fundsp. 249
World Equity Fundsp. 250
Closed-End Fund Table Keyp. 250
Closed-End Fund Tablep. 254
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)p. 283
What Is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?p. 283
Historyp. 287
The Modern REITp. 288
REIT Managementp. 288
How to Invest in a REITp. 288
Funds From Operationsp. 289
Share Pricep. 289
REIT Categoriesp. 289
Property Typep. 290
Geographic Focusp. 290
The Upreitp. 290
The DownREITp. 291
REIT Table Keyp. 291
REIT Tablep. 294
Index of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITsp. 307
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ISBN: 9781579580865
ISBN-10: 1579580866
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 26th January 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.9  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1