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The Rise of Mutual FundsAn Insider's View$
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Matthew P. Fink

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195336450

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.001.0001

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Responding to Fund Growth: Calls for New Types of Regulation

Responding to Fund Growth: Calls for New Types of Regulation

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(p.143) 8 Responding to Fund Growth: Calls for New Types of Regulation
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The Rise of Mutual Funds
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Matthew P. Fink

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0009

The eighteen-year bull market of 1982-2000, combined with new fund products and distribution systems and legislation providing incentives for individual retirement savings, propelled mutual funds into becoming the largest financial industry in the world, surpassing U.S. banking institutions. These developments led to proposals to subject mutual funds to bank-type regulation and to move from direct regulation of mutual funds by the SEC to self-regulation by the industry itself. Fortunately for both fund shareholders and the industry, neither type of proposal was adopted.

Keywords:   bull market, bank-type regulation, self-regulation, retirement savings

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