US Mutual Fund Landscape 2015

US Mutual Fund Landscape Updated

Here is a nice article written by Dimensional Fund Advisors:


Dimensional’s Research group has updated its annual US mutual fund analysis to reflect fund industry performance through 2014. The analysis is based on data from the CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Fund Database. “The US Mutual Fund Landscape 2015” features graphics and narrative describing a fund manager’s challenge to survive and outperform over time. The research reveals that few mutual funds have delivered benchmark-beating returns and quantifies an investor’s challenge to identify outperforming managers in advance. The content also shows the impact of fees and turnover on fund returns. Click here to read the full report:  US Mutual Fund Landscape 2015.pdf


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