mutual mutual  /ˈmju tʃə wəl/


  1. (adj) common to or shared by two or more parties
  2. (adj) concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return


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  1. When an investor wants to buy shares in a typical mutual fund, he goes to one of the fund's own salesmen or to a broker who has been designated by the fund as its agent.
  2. There are about 600 mutual fund families.
  3. In light of the past years' revelations about mutual-fund abuses, Bogle seems remarkably prescient.


  1. Richland Farm Mutual hosts annual meeting for mutual insurance companies

    In celebrating 100 years of service in the Richland County area, the Richland Farm Mutual Insurance Co. invited industry workers in the area for the annual meeting of the Montana Association of Mutual
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

  2. Alternative Funds Are Not Your Typical Mutual Funds

    Alternative or "alt" mutual funds are publicly offered, SEC-registered funds that use investment strategies that differ from the buy-and-hold strategy typical in the mutual fund industry. Compared ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Your Mutual Fund Soon May Tweet Its Performance

    Mutual fund companies are feeling the pressure to step up their social media game, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as venues through which they can reach clients and prospective investors.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNBC


  1. Obama said he came to Cairo "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "They further reflect the effectiveness of mutual investigations and cooperation with our global partners in disrupting terrorism threats," added Kris, assistant attorney general for national security at the Department of Justice.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David S. Kris Source: AFP

  3. "New construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank undermines that mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step towards the full negotiations that both sides say want and need. And it exposes daylight between Israel and...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Asia Times Online

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