This year's top-performing mutual funds aren't necessarily going to be next year's best performers. It’s not uncommon for a fund to have better-than-average performance one year and mediocre or below-average performance the following year. That's why the SEC requires funds to tell investors that a fund's past performance does not necessarily predict future results. You can learn what factors to consider before investing in a mutual fund by reading Mutual Fund Investing: Look at More Than a Mutual Fund's Past Performance. You can also learn more about investment performance claims by reading Investor Bulletin: Performance Claims.
Investing Quiz – September 2021
Test your knowledge on common investing terms and strategies and current investing topics.
Digital Asset and “Crypto” Investment Scams
Read our investor alert to learn the warning signs of investment schemes involving digital assets and “crypto.”
Be on the Lookout for Investment Scams Related to Hurricane Ida
Individuals, including those receiving lump sum insurance payouts, should be extremely wary of potential investment scams.