As the stock market continues to close as high as 300 points higher or lower in recent weeks, mutual fund portfolio managers are increasingly hoarding cash or liquid cash-equivalent investments. Even bellwether Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffet has 13% of his portfolio in cash.
But the unusually high levels of cash some mutual fund skippers are stockpiling, in some cases 40%, 50% of their portfolio, is irking advisers, reports The Wall Street Journal in todays Fund Track column.
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