Fund vs Portfolio - What's the difference?

fund | portfolio |

As nouns the difference between fund and portfolio

is that fund is discovery, finding, find (something that is found) while portfolio is portfolio.



(wikipedia fund)


(en noun)
  • A sum or source of money.
  • the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.
    a fund for the maintenance of underprivileged students
  • An organization managing such money.
  • A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund.
  • Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.
  • A large supply of something to be drawn upon.
  • He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.
  • * Macaulay
  • an inexhaustible fund of stories

    Derived terms

    (derived terms) * balanced fund * bond fund * closed-end fund * equity fund * feeder fund * fund of funds * growth fund * hedge fund * income fund * index fund * load fund * master fund * mutual fund * open-end fund * no-load fund * pension fund * stock fund * trust fund


    (en verb)
  • To pay for.
  • portfolio


    (en noun)
  • A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.
  • The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.
  • (politics) The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.
  • The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers.
  • A collection of assets generally.
  • I would like to introduce you to our portfolio of services.

    See also

    * curriculum vitae * repertoire ----