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  1. Get the Best Out of Active and Index Funds

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    Fri, 24 Apr 2015

    Morningstar. Last but not least, John Rekenthaler is here. He is vice president ..... investors expected them to be. John Rekenthaler : To a very large extent. We ..... simplistic assessment like that, John ? Rekenthaler : Well, there are a couple

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    director of global exchange-traded fund research for Morningstar. Last but not least, John Rekenthaler is here. He is vice president of research for Morningstar. Thank you all for joining us today. This is a really important
    turned out to not be what maybe investors expected them to be. John Rekenthaler : To a very large extent. We've known that mutual fund investors have always responded to performance. It used to be [that investors
    index? What are the drawbacks to a very simplistic assessment like that, John ? Rekenthaler : Well, there are a couple of issues with performance measurement. One is that the conclusion that you draw will differ depending upon
  2. Active, Passive, and In-Between

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    Fri, 24 Apr 2015

    Out of Active and Index Funds In this 60-minute roundtable report, Morningstar's Russ Kinnel, Ben Johnson, John Rekenthaler , and Christine Benz dissect indexing's popularity, index versus active fund performance, and how investors can

  3. These Gold-Rated Funds Are Truly Active

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    Tue, 21 Apr 2015

    funds with high active shares to outperform, but high active share might not always be a magical return engine. As John Rekenthaler notes here , funds with high active shares also tend to emphasize smaller stocks more than their benchmarks, so

  4. The 401(k) Millionaire: A Ridiculous Idea?

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    Sat, 11 Apr 2015

    a 401(k) millionaire may not be a ridiculous idea, but is it very realistic? If so, under what conditions? John Rekenthaler has been researching the fund industry since 1988. He is now a columnist for Morningstar.com and a member of Morningstar

  5. Free speech in Morningstar forums

    Commentary

    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    Recently, a discussion of a John Rekenthaler column became rather hostile; when I tried to redirect the discussion away from some of Rekenthaler's errors and red herrings

  6. The Dark Side of Vanguard's Success: A Reader's Argument

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    Thu, 2 Apr 2015

    current price accurately reflects that value. My conclusion from this graph is that nobody else does, either. John Rekenthaler has been researching the fund industry since 1988. He is now a columnist for Morningstar.com and a member of Morningstar

  7. What Happens When Vanguard Owns Everything?

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    Tue, 24 Mar 2015

    it, and while indexing may eventually undercut itself through its own success, that time has not yet arrived. John Rekenthaler has been researching the fund industry since 1988. He is now a columnist for Morningstar.com and a member of Morningstar

  8. Do Institutional Investment Consultants Add Value?

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    Sat, 14 Mar 2015

    However, I would have preferred that it reviewed the year 2015; that surely would be the more valuable exercise. John Rekenthaler has been researching the fund industry since 1988. He is now a columnist for Morningstar.com and a member of Morningstar

  9. Why We Should Expect More From Mutual Fund Directors

    Headlines

    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    strategist Bruce McCain in Monday's Wall Street Journal . I would have expected a fact-checker to catch that one. John Rekenthaler has been researching the fund industry since 1988. He is now a columnist for Morningstar.com and a member of Morningstar

  10. 3 Ways to Bring Fund Fees Into the Light

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    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    language they might understand and in a way that allows them to more easily comparison shop. To this end, my colleague John Rekenthaler and I suggest the creation of five fee categories. These basic components would be listed in every fund's prospectus

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