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Policymakers Say Bond Mutual Funds Contributed Significantly to Treasury Market Stress but…

US residents that invest in mutual funds. ICI survey data on the daily activities of bond mutual...
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Setting the Record Straight on Bond Mutual Funds’ Sales of Treasuries

When analyzing the complex and unprecedented market activity of March 2020, it is vital to use...
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ICI Bond Mutual Fund Survey Brings Facts to the Debate

New ICI research provides a detailed picture of bond mutual funds’ role in the fixed-income markets...
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IRA Investors Are Concentrated in Lower-Cost Mutual Funds

Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) represent the largest share of assets in the US retirement...
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Growth in Bond Mutual Funds: A Question of Balance

Why have bond mutual funds grown substantially in the past several years? There are two possible...
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Growth in Bond Mutual Funds: See the Whole Picture

In the past decade, a number of regulators and academics have discussed concerns about the growth in...
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What’s in a Name, Redux: For Bond Mutual Funds, “Corporate” Matters

Policymakers around the globe are studying the turmoil in March 2020 related to the COVID-19...
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Bond Mutual Fund Outflows: A Measured Investor Response to a Massive Shock

The evidence about what happened to financial markets in March 2020 is still far too mixed and...
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IRA Investors Are Concentrated in Lower-Cost Mutual Funds

Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) represent the largest share of assets in the US retirement...