Chapter 04 - Mutual Funds and other Investment Companies
6. Diversified Portfolios had year-end assets of $279,000,000 and liabilities of $43,000,000. If
Diversified's NAV was $42.13, how many shares must have been held in the fund?
E. None of the above.
($279,000,000 - 43,000,000) / $42.13 = 5,601,708.996.
8. Most actively managed mutual funds, when compared to a market index such as the
A. beat the market return in all years.
B. beat the market return in most years.
C. exceed the return on index funds.
D. do not outperform the market
E. None of the above is a correct statement.
Most actively managed mutual funds fail to equal the return earned by index funds, possibly
due to higher transactions costs.
9. Pools of money invested in a portfolio that is fixed for the life of the fund are called
A. closed-end funds.
B. open-end funds.
C. unit investment trusts.
E. redeemable trust certificates.
Unit investment trusts are funds that invest in a portfolio, often fixed-income securities, and
hold it to maturity.