The Most Important Factor in Picking a Fund Manager

When choosing a fund manager, there are a wide variety of characteristics an investor can evaluate. Common points of assessment include:

Educational background: What degrees has the fund manager earned, and from what schools? Is the fund manager a certified financial adviser (CFA)?

Professional experience: Does the portfolio manager have previous experience on the research side? If so, how much? How many years has the portfolio manager worked in the industry?

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