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Sector fund

A mutual 

Fund

 which invests entirely or predominantly in a 

Single

 sector. Sector funds tend to be riskier and more 

Volatile

 than the broad 

Market

 because they are less diversified, although the 

Risk

 level depends on the specific sector. Some investors choose sector funds when they believe that a specific sector will outperform the overall market, while others choose sector funds to 

Hedge

 against other holdings in a 

Portfolio

. Some common sector funds include financial services funds, gold and precious metals funds, health care funds, and 

Real

 estate funds, but sector funds exist for just about every sector.



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FIN

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Hedge

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Inc.

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Mutual fund

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Market

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Portfolio

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Risk

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Real

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Real estate

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RSI

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SEC

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Sector fund

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Single

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Category: Mutual_Funds


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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Accredited Personal Financial Planning Specialist

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Automatic Funds Transfer

,

Accrued market discount

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Aggressive growth fund

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Active market

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Auction market

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Book value per share

,

Bank holding company

,

Balanced fund

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Blend fund

,

Bond fund

,

Bond market

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Bear market

,

Buying hedge

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

Back-end load

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Broad-base index

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Combined financial statement

,

Common-size statement

,

Consolidated financial statement

,

Clearinghouse funds

,

Call risk

,

Capital market

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Credit risk

,

Current market value

,

Closed out

,

Car

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Contract market

,

Country risk

,

CLU

,

Capital gains distribution

,

Common-law voting

,

Contract for deed

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Closed-end credit

,

Cost of funds

,

Crowding out

,

Capital appreciation fund

,

Clone fund

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

Closed fund

,

Core holding

,

Crossover fund

,

C shares

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Cash Against Documents

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Capital gains tax

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Cup and handle

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Close out

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deposit in transit

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt service

,

Default risk

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Downside risk

,

Electronic Funds Transfer

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Ex-legal

,

External funds

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

Extended broad money

,

ECI

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Emerging market

,

Excluded risk

,

Ex-all

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Environmental fund

,

Equity fund

,

Exchange fund

,

Ex-warrants

,

Estate tax

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Efficient portfolio

,

Financial Accounting Standards Board

,

Financial asset

,

Financial capital

,

Financial statement

,

First In First Out

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

Financial institution

,

Financial instrument

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Financial analyst

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Fund supermarket

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Financial futures

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fund

,

Financial risk

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Financial advisor

,

Focused fund

,

Fund family

,

Fund manager

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

FIN

,

Fourth market

,

Gold bond

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Gold standard

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Global fund

,

Growth and income fund

,

Growth fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Graveyard market

,

Hit the bid

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health insurance

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Health Maintenance Organization

,

Hedge

,

Holding company

,

Hedge clause

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Hedge fund

,

Hedge wrapper

,

Housing Market Index

,

Holding period

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate risk

,

In-house

,

In line

,

Inefficient market

,

International Monetary Fund

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

,

Inside market

,

Investor relations

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Income risk

,

Index fund

,

Institutional fund

,

International fund

,

Investment fund

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Inefficient portfolio

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Joint and several liability

,

Just title

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Limited risk

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Long hedge

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Legal risk

,

Living will

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Level load

,

Lifecycle fund

,

Load fund

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Level II quotes

,

Level III quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Mutual association

,

Mutual company

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Muni fund

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Multiple Listing Service

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Mezzanine level

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage risk

,

Mutual fund

,

Mutual fund custodian

,

Mutual fund symbol

,

Matching funds

,

Market cap

,

Macro-hedge

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Micro-hedge

,

Mutual exclusion doctrine

,

Mutual improvement certificate

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Mixed market

,

Non-financial asset

,

National Market System

,

Normal market

,

Net estate

,

Null and void

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

Neutral hedge

,

Narrow market

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negotiated market

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Open market operation

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Option income fund

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Outside market

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Private sector pass-through

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Public sector

,

Physical market

,

Portfolio manager

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Portfolio

,

Primary market

,

Per stirpes

,

Pour-over will

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal risk

,

Private Market Value

,

Pooled fund

,

Prime rate fund

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pure index fund

,

Pension fund

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Perfect hedge

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Portfolio theory

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Portfolio tracking

,

Priced out

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Real asset

,

Reports and Records

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Real interest rate

,

Rating service

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Receive against payment

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Road show

,

Real

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Regional fund

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right to Know

,

Real estate owned

,

Roll over

,

Real estate

,

Real estate agent

,

Real estate broker

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

RSI

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Retail investor

,

Risk capital

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Single-entry bookkeeping

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

SEC

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sinking fund

,

SEC fee

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Sell the book

,

Systemic risk

,

Selling hedge

,

Short hedge

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot market

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock market

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Single-payment loan

,

Sector fund

,

Series fund

,

Socially responsible fund

,

Specialized fund

,

Specialty fund

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Single option

,

Special use property

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Single-employer plan

,

Single-life annuity

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Structured portfolio strategy

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Single

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Schedule C

,

Sector rotation

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Stopped out

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust fund

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

Ten-bagger

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Top out

,

Take a bath

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unlimited risk

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Volatile

,

World fund

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

Wide market

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-beta portfolio

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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