Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:24 pm
News Summary: Study measures fund trading costs
By The Associated Press
COST BREAKDOWN: Trading costs can include brokerage commissions as well as the impact that a fund's trade of a large block of shares can have on that stock's price. Typically, that impact hurts a fund's performance.
HIDDEN COST: Unlike expense ratios, fund trading costs are hard to quantify, aren't disclosed and remain largely invisible.