Charles Rotblut, CFA is a vice president at AAII and editor of the AAII Journal. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/charlesrotblut.


Discussion

Michael from California posted over 3 years ago:

I like your article. I hope I can learn more about mutual funds and ETF

Michael


Roger from Florida posted over 3 years ago:

"The primary advantage a MF can give you over an ETF, of course, is active management."
From Table 4, Performance of the 50 Most Widely Held Funds, I see that in 2010 only 16 of the 50, or 32% beat or matched the S&P 500.
My conclusion is that this kind of "active management" is not desirable.


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