Redemption Fee.

A redemption fee is a fee that is charged by a mutual fund when an investor redeems, or sells, shares of the fund. The fee is charged by the fund in order to discourage investors from frequently buying and selling shares, which can be disruptive to the fund’s operations. Redemption fees are typically charged as … Read more

Retail Investor Definition.

A retail investor is an individual investor who trades securities for his or her own personal account, rather than for another entity such as a broker, dealer, or hedge fund. The term is used to distinguish these investors from institutional investors, who trade for large organizations such as banks, insurance companies, or pension funds. There … Read more