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, plus additional
commentary that complements and previews our main site.
MFO Premium search tools feature:
- All U.S. Mutual Funds, ETFs, CEFs, and Insurance Funds, including all share classes.
- Select from 38 evaluation periods (lifetime, ytd, multi-year and multi-month, plus full, down, and up market cycles) for all risk and performance metrics.
- Fund ratings beyond those based on Martin Ratio, including Absolute Return, Sharpe and Sortino Ratios.
- Compact and sortable search table outputs.
- Expanded metrics, including Peer Count, Recovery Time, Correlation, Rolling Averages, Up/Downside Capture, Calendar Year Returns, Batting Averages and Trend.
is our main search tool. It will sort through
thousands of mutual funds based upon selectable criteria. More than 70 criteria can be selected simultaneously, like
Category, Bear Rating, No. of Equity Holdings, and MFO Rating. For example, up to 25 Catgeories may be selected, along with multiple risk characteristics.
Premium content also includes monthly updates of our Dashboard of Profiled Funds, Great Owls, Three Alarm Funds, Category Averages, and Fund Family Scorecard. Updates are
typically posted on the 4th or 5th business day.
As of Friday, 9 November 2018:
- Database updated through October 2018 using Lipper Global Data Feed for U.S. funds.
- Expanded MultiSearch evaluation periods from 21 to 38, as described in our November MFO commentary.
- Batting averages, Ferguson metrics and Trend (versus 3- & 10-mo SMAs) all now available as MultiSearch screening criteria.
- Added a Trend analysis option to MultiSearch Results page, which indicates when funds are above or below their 3- and 10-month simple moving averages (SMAs), as described in September MFO commentary.
- Migrated to a new webhost to modernize our Account Manager and PayPal interface, as explained here.
- Added Ferguson analysis option to MultiSearch Results page, as described in August MFO commentary.
- Added Calendar Year Performance and Period Performance analysis options to MultiSearch Results page, including Returns, Returns vs Peers, Batting Averages, Category Averages, Peer Count, and Rank.
MFO Premium is evolving: our current suite of tools is slated to expand as we add more functions that our readers and we, personally, have needed.
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