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Of Mutual Interest: 'Hedge funds for the masses' get a stress test

...less. Actively managed stock funds kept $8.60 of every $1,000 invested last year, according to the Investment Company Institute.The recent proliferation of alternative mutual funds also means that many are too young to have a long track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-11/mutual-interest-hedge-fund
Investors embraced stock funds in 2014, but only certain kinds

...fees. As a group, they kept $12 of every $10,000 invested to cover expenses in 2013, according to the Investment Company Institute. For actively managed funds, it was $89.Index funds have also performed better in recent years. Consider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/investors-embraced-stock-f
Global bonds market fears sale struggles

...municipal bond funds 6 percent, according to the Investment Company Institute, double their averages in the prior six years...year's sell-off in May, according to the Investment Company Institute.That cash helped in a recent scare. Fearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-04/global-bonds-market-fears-
New study finds costly retirement fees draining many people's savings

...guidance for investors in selecting funds."The Investment Company Institute, a trade group, said 401(k) fees for stock...trillion in 401(k) plans, according to the Investment Company Institute. An additional $6.5 trillion is in Individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/new-study-finds-costly-ret
Worries are increasing over selling bond funds

...exits in late 2010. Investors pulled $13.3 billion from muni bond funds that December, according to the Investment Company Institute.The toughest conditions, though, were during the financial crisis in 2008, says John Miller, who leads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/worries-are-increasing-ove
Schwab offers all-ETF 401(k) plans in latest industry move toward low-cost index investing

...elevenfold from a decade earlier, according to the Investment Company Institute. Just last year, their assets grew 25 percent...stock mutual funds in 2012, according to the Investment Company Institute's most recent fact book.Schwab is suggesting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-07/schwab-offers-all-etf-401k
US investors are turning to foreign markets

...six times what they've put into domestic stock mutual funds, according to the most recent data from the Investment Company Institute.It's a continuation of a trend that's been going for years, both by average investors and by mutual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-11/us-investors-are-turning-f
Dow closes above 14,000 for first time in five years

...investors have pulled more cash out of U.S. stock mutual funds than they've put in, according to the Investment Company Institute. In the past three weeks, though, that trend has reversed.To others, though, Dow 14,000 is nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-01/dow-closes-above-14000-fir
Dow climbs for 10 days straight

...start the year, but have withdrawn it for the past two weeks, according to a report out Wednesday from the Investment Company Institute.The rally might have pushed the Dow to record highs, but skeptics caution that markets regularly take sudden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-14/dow-climbs-10-days-straigh
Stock milestones could fuel recovery

...out of U.S. stock mutual funds since June 2008, the last time the Dow was at 12,000, according to the Investment Company Institute. Earlier in the decade, they typically put in $145 billion a year.And if Americans believe in the stock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-01/stock-milestones-could-fue
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