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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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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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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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To purchase stocks, a buyer needs to search out the appropriate stockbroker for the type of stock he wants to buy and have the funds available, advises Investopedia. A buyer can choose from four main types of stockbroker... More »

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Berkshire Hathaway does not offer mutual funds, but investors who want exposure to the company can purchase mutual funds that hold the company’s stock, explains Investopedia. Mutual funds such as The Sequoia Fund and the... More »

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While most stocks pay dividends on a quarterly basis, according to Investopedia, an investor can find investments with monthly dividends, usually in funds or securities with extremely dependable cash flows. With this typ... More »

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Trust funds refer to financial assets that pass down from an individual to a designated recipient, typically a child, spouse or close relative, and sometimes an entity, as stated by Investopedia. Trust funds serve as fin... More »

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