Fund Rating: Flawed metrics
Moneylife Digital Team 02 October 2012

Investors, beware-mutual fund ratings and rankings given by fund-rating agencies suffer from some serious statistical flaws

It was discovered recently that Morningstar, a top fund rating agency, had given a 5-star rating to a hedge fund involved in a fraudulent Ponzi scheme. Life’s Good STABL Mortgage Fund, run by Robert Stinson, promised to generate double-digit returns for...

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