Wed, 30 Oct 2013
Hedge funds benefited from September’s stock and bond market rally.
Vanguard principal and ETF strategist Joel Dickson responds to worries that increased passive investing has led to more market volatility and that ETFs cause investors to gamble with their portfolios.
Investors should keep tabs on a few key indicators as Vanguard switches the benchmarks for 22 of its index funds.
Although investors may remain broadly skeptical of equity markets, asset flow data suggest they could be taking more risk than expected in other asset classes.
Vanguard's CIO says the fund shop is looking forward to the substantial long-term cost savings and price stability once it transitions to the FTSE and CRSP indexes, beginning next year.
The Vanguard founder touches on why fund investors need to closely monitor expense ratios, portfolio turnover, and manager independence, among other things.
There is effectively zero correlation over long periods of time between a country's GDP growth and stock market returns, according to Vanguard chief economist Joe Davis.
The Vanguard founder expects muted returns of less than 5% for stocks and 0% for bonds after inflation.
The Vanguard founder says the kind of returns we've gotten in the past are not going to happen--period.
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