As of 2015, good floating-rate funds include PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio, iShares Floating Rate Bond ETF, closed-end funds and SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF, according to Investopedia. Floating-rate funds gen... More »

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As of 2015, five-star bond funds as rated by Morningstar include Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Advantage, Delaware Extended Duration Bond, Fidelity Advisor Emerging Markets Income, Fidelity Advisor Emerging Markets Income an... More »

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The value of individual bond investments declines when the price drops as interest rates rise. However, bond fund managers sell low-value bonds and buy new ones with higher yields, offsetting the drop in value, reports K... More »

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ETF stands for exchange-traded fund, and companies offering ETFs to investors for purchase assign symbols to each fund so consumers can track the funds and their overall performance, explains Investopedia. In the simples... More »

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Many professional investors use absolute value guidelines such as the highest-performing hedge funds over a period of years or 20 percent or more returns year-over-year, explains Investopedia. There are thousands of hedg... More »

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SPDR exchange-traded funds, or EFTs, are easy funds for investors to buy, sell and trade but underlying concepts regarding their value can be difficult to understand, as stated by Investopedia, a website that specializes... More »

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The top ten mutual funds as of 2015 include Vanguard Dividend Growth Investment Fund, the Vanguard Health Investment Fund and the Vanguard 500 Index Investment Fund, according to Investopedia. Some of the best funds with... More »