Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.
There are at least 6100 mutual funds across all styles. Do investors need that many choices? How different can these thousands of mutual funds be?
Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 40 in any given style and at least 221 ETFs across all styles.
Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world where a new ETF seems to be born every 10 seconds.
This report identifies the “best” ETFs and mutual funds based on the quality of their holdings and their costs. As detailed in “Low-Cost Funds Dupe Investors”, there are few funds that have both good holdings and low costs. While there are lots of cheap funds, there are very few with high-quality holdings.