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What’s in your 401(k)? Probably just 1 fund

FILE- In this June 24, 2010 file photo, an attendee of the 2010 Morningstar Investment Conference speaks with a sales associate with Vanguard at the McCormick Center in Chicago. More and more retirement savers have their entire 401(k) account in just a single mutual fund, and investment advisers are fine with it. Last year, for the first time, the majority of savers had their accounts invested in a single target-date retirement fund, out of the 4.6 million participants at 401(k) and similar programs that Vanguard keeps records for. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

More and more retirement savers have their entire 401(k) account in just a single mutual fund, and investment advisers are fine with it. Last year, for the first time, more than half of Vanguard’s 4.6 million retirement account participants were ...

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1Q fund review: Pain makes a comeback

FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell. After a years-long stretch where most mutual funds and exchange-traded funds powered to quarter after quarter of gains, investors are rediscovering the pain of volatility. The vast majority of funds are on track to close the first quarter with losses after a rocky last few weeks wiped out what had been the best start to a year for U.S. stocks in decades. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Brace yourself before checking how your funds performed in the first quarter, which officially ends Saturday. Many likely lost money. After a years-long stretch when most mutual funds and exchange-traded funds powered higher quarter after quarter, investors are rediscovering the ...

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Why it matters that so few mutual fund managers are women

This undated photo provided by the State Street Center for Applied Research shows Suzanne Duncan, its global head of research. Duncan spoke to The Associated Press about why raising the percentage of mutual fund managers who are women could help investors. (State Street Center for Applied Research via AP)

NEW YORK  — Diversify. The financial industry says you have to do it with your investments. But when it comes to who’s running mutual funds, diversity can be tough to find. Less than 10 percent of all managers are women, ...

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Calvert Investment Management opens large-cap mutual fund

Calvert Investment Management Inc. of Bethesda, an affiliate of the nation’s largest family of socially screened mutual funds, announced the launch of the Calvert Equity Income Fund, focused primarily on income-producing large-cap equity stocks. Co-managed by portfolio managers James McGlynn ...

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