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How much money do you want to accumulate over a certain period of time? Your investment decisions should reflect your wealth-creation goals.
Stock market mutual funds offer investors diversified stock market portfolios, but there are several types. Actively managed funds attempt to “beat” the market by using research, forecasts, and judgment to pick stocks with the best growth prospects. Passively managed funds attempt to replicate the market by buying a representative sample of the stocks on a specific stock market index. Which to choose? This issue of Page One Economics explains the efficient market hypothesis and how it might influence your investment decisions.
This video series is brought to you by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in cooperation with the SIFMA Foundation. These videos are designed to help you better understand stocks, bonds, primary and secondary capital markets, saving and investing, and the role and benefits of the capital markets and more.
Stocks and bonds offer potential gains for investors, but they can also help fuel the economy. This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance explains how stocks and bonds can help companies grow, entrepreneurs start businesses, and governments fund public projects.