Investment Types



Investment products
  1. Cash & Fixed Interest investments
  2. Traditional Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) -Canada or Certificates of Deposit (CDís),- US
  3. Market-linked guaranteed investments
  4. money market accounts
  5. Short-Term Deposits
  6. Bonds
    Zero Coupon or "Strip" Bonds
    Treasury bonds (T-bonds),
    municipal bonds (munis),
    corporate bonds.
    government bonds
    high yield bonds
    preferred shares.
  7. Stocks & Options & Shares
  8. Mutual funds
    Segregated funds
    Closed-end Investment Funds
    Money Market Funds:
    Fixed Income Funds:
    Bond mutual funds
    Global mutual funds
    gold mutual fund
    Growth or Equity Funds:
    Balanced Funds:
    Global and Foreign Funds:
    Hedge Funds
    pooled funds
    Index (Exchange-Traded) Funds (Below are some most popular indexes)
    ---- Dow Jones Industrial Average, DJIA (US)
    ---- Standard & Poor's 500, S&P 500 (US)
    ---- Nasdaq Composite Index (US)
    ---- Wilshare 5000 Total Market Index (US)
    ---- Russell 2000 Index (US)
    ---- FTSE (UK)
    ---- Nikkei (Japan)
    ---- DAX (Germany)
    ---- Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX (Canada)
    ---- CAC 40 (France)
  9. Unit Investment Trusts
  10. Managed funds
  11. Superannuation
  12. Annuities
  13. Buying gold and silver
  14. Buying collectibles
  15. Short-term Investments are: Bank savings accounts, money-market funds, Certificates of Deposit (CDís), and Treasury Bills (T-bills)
  16. equity investment, and bonds (including bonds denominated in foreign currencies).

Canada
Portfolio Funds
RESP
RRIF
RRSP
Australia
PROPERTY
PROPERTY SECURITIES FUNDS SHARES
AUSTRALIAN SHARE FUNDS
INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL SHARE FUNDS
CASH
CASH BASED INVESTMENTS
FIXED INTEREST
AUSTRALIAN FIXED INTEREST FUNDS
MORTGAGE FUNDS
TERM DEPOSITS AND DEBENTURES
DIVERSIFIED CAPITAL STABLE FUNDS
DIVERSIFIED BALANCED FUNDS
ALLOCATED PENSION FUNDS
COMPLYING SUPERANNUATION PENSION FUNDS


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