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Tue, 06 Mar 2012 13:59:47 GMT | By Canadian Business
What investment style is right for you?

Exotic



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Funds: exotic funds (emerging countries, diverse industries)
Goal: growth

For those who are risk tolerant and want to zero in on a particular sector or investing opportunity, mutual fund companies offer a range of investment options. To name a few: Real Estate Investment Trusts, Health Industry Funds, Latin American Equity Funds, China Growth Funds, Global Agriculture Funds, Social Value Funds, and MicroCap Funds. These types of funds will add some variety to your portfolio - just remember to balance the risk out with more conservative investments.

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