Investors pulled nearly $100 billion from index-beaters recently.
At least this time, there is some consolation for the others.
This screen turns up solid funds with lower valuations than the S&P 500 Index.
Market-cap-weighted indexes' greatest strength is arguably also their biggest weakness.
A new study bolsters the old argument for plain-vanilla investing.
The index is still a strong brand in an increasingly commoditized industry.
It is hard not to like this fund, especially following another fee cut.
Accepting indexlike performance without having indexlike costs is not a winning hand.
A relatively high fee and structural impediments encumber SPDR S&P 500's performance.
Ab Nicholas, rest in peace.