Taxable-bond funds led open-end asset flows in February, with investors showing interest in emerging-markets bonds and bank-loan funds.
Retirement-plan investing patterns have moved closer to what experts say are ideal asset allocations, but pre-retirees remain more inactive than they should be, says Vanguard's John Ameriks.
Although some Vanguard funds underperformed their peers during the market rally, the firm had more portfolios in the top quartile of their categories than in the bottom quartile.
Investors continued their search for income and equity bargains last month.
The firm last week slashed expense ratios for three funds while upping expenses for two others.
Index fund pioneer Vanguard is loudly trumpeting the value of active management. Just one question: Are we missing something here?
Funds stumble trying to capitalize on a big idea.
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