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  1. Montrusco Mutual Fund Too Good To Be True?

    Investing
    Found this fund when searching for funds with 10+ year records: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/funds-and-etfs/funds/summary/?id=52527&companyName=Montrusco%20Bolton%20Fixed%20Income%20%27B%27 Anyone own this fund or familiar with Montrusco Bolton? Looks almost too good to be true...
  2. how bond funds work

    Investing
    I'm considering buying bond funds over bond issues directly but I have a couple of questions. 1. How are distributions generated? I had assumed that the coupon is passed along to investors but then how does the fund purchase replacement bonds? It's not using the money that I spend to...
  3. Bond Index Funds and Rising Interest rates

    Investing
    Good morning all, I am trying to find out some information regarding the effect of rising interest rates on the price of a bond fund. My investment knowledge is average to slightly above average, so I know that increasing interest rates lead to bonds being sold at a discount as the seller needs...
  4. TD bond index (TDB909)

    Individual Stocks/Equities
    I have just one question regarding the TD bond index fund. There is a penalty if you redeem within 90 days of buying the fund. However, since I am DRIPPing the fund every month, which means that I am essentially buying a couple of units of the fund every month --> does this mean that I will...
  5. RBC Canadian Bond Index: any objections?

    Investing
    I've been scrutinizing some of my bank's index funds and came across this one that looks pretty good, although the recent performance hasn't been great. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/funds-and-etfs/funds/summary/?id=53242 I'm thinking I may lessen my exposure to precious metals...
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