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Management Fee

The amount paid by the fund directly to the management company for providing portfolio management, day-to-day and administrative services to a fund. The fee is calculated as a percentage of the average assets being managed annually.

Market Index

Tool used to identify trends in the securities market.

Market Price

The last reported price at which a security was sold on an exchange.

Market Risk

See Risk.

Market Value

The current value of an asset if it were sold on the marketplace.

Marketable

A security that can be easily bought or sold.

Maturity (or Maturity date)

Date on which the principal amount of a note, acceptance paper, bond, debenture or other debt instrument becomes due and payable.

Money Market

The market that brings together buyers and sellers of debt instruments that have a term-to-maturity of less than one year. These include treasury bills, commercial paper, finance paper, bankers' acceptances, as well as government debt obligations maturing in three years or less.