“There's no greater stress than financial stress,’’ said Arianna Huffington Thursday afternoon at the general membership meeting of the Investment Company Institute. Which is one of the fundamental reasons many investors favor mutual funds.

“I want my investing to be boring,’’ the Greek-born author and creative force behind the Huffington Post news and commentary site that is now a part of AOL, aka America Online. “I don't want my investing to be exciting.”

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