A mutual fund provides the average investor the ability to diversify across the market and enables you to own a much wider mix of investments than you would likely be able to afford on your own. A mutual fund invests in a group of stocks, bonds, or other investments selected by a professional fund manager. When you buy units of a mutual fund, you’re pooling your money with other investors.
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