U.S. Stock Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks the best stock funds from companies around the United States

Taxable Bond Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks taxable bond, which are debt securities with returns that require taxation.

Sector Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks sector funds that invest exclusively in companies of a specific sector.

Municipal Bond Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks mutual funds that invest primarily in municipal bonds.

International Stock Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks international funds, or foreign funds, that invest in companies outside of the United States.

Balanced Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks balanced funds, ideal for intermediate-term investors, which perform the duty of balancing stocks and bonds in the portfolio.

Alternative Mutual Funds U.S. news ranks alternative funds, which employ a variety of strategies outside of traditional investments such as long-only stocks, bonds or cash.

Commodities Mutual Funds U.S. News ranks commodity funds, which include funds making direct investments in commodities or their producers