Are All Quantitative Funds the Same?

Riepe, Mark W.
December 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p42
Academic Journal
The article discusses quantitatively managed mutual funds, which have become extremely popular for investors in the United States. The funds' popularity has resulted in a great deal of media coverage that suggests the funds are all the same, due to their reliance on hard data. The author shows the ways in which quantitative funds are different from one another, largely stemming from the strategies pursued by fund managers. Several tables comparing quantitative funds to non-quantitative funds are included.


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