In your interest.
Online Personal Finance Magazine
No beating about the bush.
The most widely used method of evaluating fund performance is to check their ability to beat their own benchmarks. Most funds fail to beat their benchmarks; this is true for any type of fund across categories over virtually any period of time. Take, for instance, equity diversified growth funds. Of the 214 funds on offer to investors, 55 have a performance record of less than a year. Of the...