If you look at mutual fund prices in either The Wall Street Journal or Investors Business Daily, you will see several different prices for the same mutual fund among it's different share classes. The A share price will include the mark up for the commission paid to the seller. If there is a Class B share, that price will be slightly lower and the Class C share will be the lowest of the three. All will have the same Net Asset Value (NAV); the price difference in the quote is the bookkeeping difference in the way sales charges are passed on to a buyer. Since mutual funds are a registered investment, there is no legal way for a management company to "juggle share price". Such an act would be a violation of securities law and would result in significant financial penalties for any company convicted of such activity.
Mutual fund share prices are not negotiable for retail investors. The fund's net assets are valued daily and that's the price. When buying A shares on a commission basis, mutual fund families generally offer discounts ("breakpoints") at which you'll pay a lower commission to buy their fund. Instead of paying a commission to an investment broker, perhaps consider (1) using no-load funds if you're a do-it-yourself investor, or (2) working with an adviser who'll actually manage your portfolio using lower-cost investments. While your A share purchases are not negotiable, depending on your situation you may have some "fee flexibility" with a genuine investment adviser.
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