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Why Should Current Fund Shareholders Pay to Get New Shareholders?

An article in The Wall Street Journal highlights a troubling issue.

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Friday’s The Wall Street Journal carried an ominous headline: SEC Cranks Up Investigation Into Fund Firms’ Fees. (The linked version reads "probe" rather than "investigation," but "investigation" it was this past Friday.) A potential mutual fund scandal! I expected follow-on stories from Internet sites to flood my email inbox.

Nope. Pretty darn sparse.

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