Stocks Mutual Funds are Buying Now - September 2017
Individuals use Mffais when:
Challenged with identifying which stocks to consider buying now!.
Seeking competitive advantage or insight when investing by knowing what the professional investors are doing.
Frustrated by only seeing 13F stocks (eg no foreign, micro cap/penny stocks), Top 10 Holdings, consolidated holdings of the professionals.
Desiring to filter to only specific niche (industry, area, market cap, objective, target date) professionals actions.
Desperately trying get actionable information from the intentional ambiguity - such as consolidate reports, latest holdings regardless of when reported, only top 10/13fs, mixed new holdings with additional holdings/dividend reinvestments.
Bulldog and Wynnefield maintain that stock holding information is a trade secret akin to Coca-Cola's secret formula for Coke - the product of much original research that must remain undisclosed. Fund holdings, he said, can also reflect trading strategies that is valuable to competitors.