Financial Markets For The Rest Of Us
An Easy Guide To Money, Bonds, Futures, Stocks, Options, And Mutual Funds
combination of styles to achieve their objectives. Some of these styles are:
Aggressive Growth - Invested in aggressive growth stocks. High return potential but also high risk.
Blended - Invested in both growth and value stocks.
Growth And Income - Invested in a combination of growth and value stocks and possibly some bonds.
High-Yield Bond - Invested in junk bonds, which pay high interests but have a risk of default.
Precious Metal - Invested in precious metals and stocks from companies with mining interests.
Socially Responsible - Invested in stocks and bonds of companies that have good environmental records, do not produce tools of war, or are not involved in alcoholic beverages and tobacco.
Emerging Market - Invested in securities from emerging markets such as those from South America, south central Asia, Middle East, and ex-Eastern block countries.
Zero Coupon - Invested in zero coupon bonds, which do not make coupon payments but pay principal and accrued interest in one lump sum at maturity.
Religious Funds - Invested in stocks and bonds of companies associated with certain religions. …
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