Mutual funds work by combining the money of many investors into a single, professionally managed investment. The resulting pool of money can be invested in a wide variety of investments, including stocks, bonds or even o... More » Business & Finance Investing

Mutual Stock fund quotes are index priced according to the diversified portfolio of stocks comprising the fund, rather than the "buy" and "sell" performance of single stocks. Designed to provide market-like returns, mutu... More » Business & Finance Investing

Dividend rates on mutual funds depend on the investments held by the fund. A properly diversified income portfolio includes mutual funds that invest in real estate and overseas interests, according to Kiplinger, a publis... More » Business & Finance Investing

Guggenheim Funds Distributors is a privately owned investment management company that oversees the portfolios of large investors who hold exchange-traded funds, investment trusts and mutual funds, cites Bloomberg Busines... More » Business & Finance Investing

A pooled investment vehicle, also known as a pooled fund, is an investment fund that uses funds from numerous individual investors. The funds are then combined into a single investment fund, similar to a pension or mutua... More »

The information on an investor contract includes terms such as the amount of investment, how the recipient plans to use the funds and what returns investors can expect, as AZCentral notes. The contract may also outline w... More » Business & Finance Investing

Hedge funds are a type of investment partnership in which the investor contributes money and the general partner manages the funds, according to Forbes. Hedge funds are intended to optimize the investor's return, while r... More » Business & Finance Investing