Mutual Funds

Baskets of investments chosen and managed by professionals
  • A simple way to diversify your portfolio
  • Many with no-transaction fees or commissions
  • Created around specific market strategies

mutual funds available


no-load no-transaction fee mutual funds2

Why invest in mutual funds?

Because there are funds based on specific trading strategies, investment types, and investing goals. Choosing your own mix of funds is an easy way to build a diversified portfolio.

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Professional management

Professional money managers do the research, pick the investments and monitor the performance of the fund

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When you buy a fund, you may be buying a share of dozens or even hundreds of investments3

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When you sell, your proceeds are typically added to your account the next day

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There are mutual funds for nearly any type of investment, market strategy, or financial goal

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Why trade mutual funds with E*TRADE?

We let you choose from thousands of mutual funds. And to help make the choice easier, we offer tools that let you quickly find the funds that may help meet your goals.

  • Choose from over 8,000 mutual funds—most with no-loads, and many with no-transaction fees2
  • Use our Fund Screener to quickly find the right choices for your portfolio—and check our All-Star Funds4 list to find top performers
  • Get guidance from our Financial Consultants5
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Have at it

We have everything you need to start working with mutual funds right now.

  • Find potential leads in the Investing Ideas section
  • Consult our analysis for professional insights
  • Narrow your choices with our selection tools
  • Use our Automatic Investing Plan to buy funds on your schedule—it’s an easy way to get the benefits of dollar cost averaging6


Top five searched mutual funds


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Top five lists are not a recommendation by E*TRADE Securities or its affiliates to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument, nor is it an endorsement of any specific security, company, fund family, product, or service.

Selection criteria: this list shows you the top five mutual funds most frequently searched by E*TRADE customers each day.

Complete Morningstar performance metrics for each fund may be found by clicking on the fund name.

Data quoted represents past performance. Past performance is not an indication of future results and investment returns and share prices will fluctuate on a daily basis. Your investment may be worth more or less than your original cost when you redeem your shares. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. For most recent quarter end performance and current performance metrics, please click on the fund name.


Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free stocks and options trades

 for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works


Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free stocks and options trades

 for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works

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Learn more about mutual funds 

Our knowledge section has info to get you up to speed and keep you there.7


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