Strategy changes, poor stewardship, and asset bloat are among the many possible red flags that shareholders of actively managed funds should recognize to know whether to sell or stay invested.
After U.S. mutual funds registered outflows in May, $13.5 billion came back in June.
Investors pour $6.3 billion into stock mutual funds in April--the largest inflow since May 2009.
The debate over whether firms should use cash surpluses on dividends or share repurchases pits long-term investors against short-term investors.
The firm takes meaningful steps to remake itself after painful divorce from a star manager.
Lawsuit evidence shows some portfolio counselors voiced concerns in a 2004 internal survey, but the funds' strong performance is hard to fault.
Even though credit worries in Europe dominated the headlines, investors took out their frustrations on U.S. stock funds.
After a brutal 2008 in which shareholders dumped funds en masse, inflows predominated in 2009.
Health care is historically resistant to economic downturns, but the sector could be more vulnerable in the future.
Here is an update on ETF valuations.