Merger Fund

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Symbol: MERFX
Expense Ratio: 1.33%
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Merger Fund is a specialized fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25. As the name suggests, managers Roy Behren and Mike Shannon invest in deal stocks. Specifically, they buy shares of takeover targets after a buyout or merger is announced. You wont' get rich with Merger, but it won't ruin you, either.

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