In the Margins

Mutual funds sustain printing business

August 26, 2016

By The Wall Street Journal

U.S. mutual funds estimate they spend more than $300 million every year chewing up 2 million trees to print and send investors 440 million densely written reports—which many recipients promptly toss out unread. “If they were to come on days the trash cans were out, I wouldn’t even bring them inside the house,” said Ben Perlman, 35, an employee at Emory University in Atlanta, who invests in four mutual funds with his wife and receives eight such reports in the mail each year. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal

 

 

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