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Investing 101_ index vs mf what are the differences

edited January 22 in The Bullpen
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/index-funds-vs-mutual-funds-185646815.html

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Index vs mf what are the differences

It’s easy to get confused about what the terms “mutual fund” and “index fund” refer to. The two terms refer to distinct categories: “mutual fund” refers to a fund’s structure, whereas “index fund” refers to a fund’s investment strategy. Many, but not all, index funds are structured as mutual funds, and many mutual funds are index funds. Generally speaking, though, “index fund” refers to a fund whose investments closely track a market index, while “mutual fund” refers to a broad class of investment funds that follow a range of investing strategies. It’s important to understand the similarities and differences between mutual funds and index funds so you can make an informed investing decision.
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