Is it a mistake to buy the PIMCO fund? Not necessarily. Gross has surpassed the benchmark over a career that spans decades, and he deserves his star reputation. But many investors who chose the actively managed bond funds were acting out of panic, not rational thought.The timing of many investors was terrible. Since markets hit their low in March 2009, actively managed stock funds have soared. Many active funds that suffered big withdrawals have outpaced bonds and stock index funds by comfortable margins. Instead of panicking, investors should have acted carefully, buying sensible funds and holding for the long term.
Faith in Index Funds Rests on Flawed Research
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.