Vanguard's Ken Volpert cautions investors about a rise in short-term rates, and also offers his thoughts on the U.S. debt ceiling as well as Vanguard's TIPS, international- bond , and total bond market funds.
As yields remain low, today's retirees have to really think out of the box when it comes to building an income stream; noted advisor Harold Evensky and Vanguard's John Ameriks explore practical strategies to obtain income without overstretching for yield.
The benchmark index doesn't reflect the true allocations of U.S. bond investors, and the industry needs to look again at corporate- bond index funds or rework the current index, says Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.
Vanguard said Monday that it cut the expense ratios on several of its bondmutualfunds and ETFs in April. These include three of its popular bondETFs : the Long-Term BondIndexFund (BLV), the Intermediate-Term BondIndexFund (BIV) and the Short Term BondIndexFund (BSV). Each fund saw its price ...