Russ Kinnel Quotes


28 Russ Kinnel quotes:



"Sometimes we've seen managers fairly divorced from the process. Maybe they don't pay those fees or worry about tax consequences. But if they have a lot of money in the fund, you can bet they do."
"People see triple-digit returns and their eyes light up. It's easier to be rational when you're comparing 10 percent and 12 percent returns."
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"Their performance has been gangbusters. They've won with this strategy. It's really paid off."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Performance Quotes
"They're selling a little, but their technology weightings are still way ahead of where they were six or nine months ago."
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"There are different styles and risk controls you see across the board at fund families,"
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"There are some positives to multi-management; one is you get diversification of strategies and investments. What you're doing is diversifying at another meaningful level that you'd have to pick separate funds to do."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"[The performance picture is muddied, however, because many troubled Merrill funds have been merged with others or liquidated.] Merrill's record looks better than it is when you consider the bad funds they've merged away, ... They swept quite a bit under the rug."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Performance Quotes
"If you're choosing between supermarkets, look for what services you want, what reports you want, whether you want retirement tools, or detailed reports on taxes. The point of a supermarket is convenience. If it's not convenient, then it defeats the purpose."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Fund companies tend to put the service costs into the basic expense ratio even if you're not getting a lot of the services. As they try to become all things to all people, it may drive up the cost for people who don't want the extra services."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"[Analysts see the fund as a gimmick trying to attract investors.] The entertainment, the gimmick, doesn't really have anything to do with investing, ... They brought chat boards to life in a mutual fund."
"Buying on performance would have been disastrous this year."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Performance Quotes
"When you have all the funds in one family, maybe sharing the same analysts' research, various biases work into a portfolio,"
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"Japan stock funds and precious metals funds were dogs for the whole decade. Virtually all domestic stock categories lost money. It was a tough quarter."
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"He'll still have a big impact and a lot of influence, ... Brennan is not the outspoken zealot that Jack Bogle is. People want Jack to stay at Vanguard because he calls it like he sees it."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"With the bull market in its 17th year, this isn't a bad time to start thinking about risk."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"Communications and technology have been locked arm in arm lately. The line between communications funds and tech funds is being blurred."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"They're selling a little, but their technology weightings are still way ahead of where they were six or nine months ago,"
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"You're getting better service,"
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"Like baseball managers, there's almost too much credit given to a fund manager when (a fund) does well, and too little when it does poorly. It's very healthy to look beyond a star manager."
Author: Kinnel Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor."



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