Definitions for "Balanced Mutual Fund"
Keywords:  mutual, tend, bonds, volatile, stock
A mutual fund that has a primary investment objective of purchasing a combination of stocks and bonds. Such funds tend to be less volatile than stock-only funds.
A mutual fund that seeks a return that is a combination of capital appreciation and current income, generally by building a portfolio of bonds, preferred stocks and common stocks.
A mutual fund that buys both stocks and bonds. A balanced mutual fund is more diversified, thus reducing investors risk exposure to the market.
Keywords:  compromise, hybrid, growth, income
a hybrid, or compromise, between growth and income