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  1. How do you record shares swap in one's portfolio?

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    Sat, 22 Nov 2014

    the mutual fund company initiate the swap such as the September migration of Vanguard 500 Index Signal for Vanguard 500 Index Admiral shares? In the M* portfolio transactions there is only buy and sell. There is no swap. If one enters

  2. VFIAX and the S&P 500

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    Mon, 17 Nov 2014

    the distinct impression that thru this multi-year run up on the S&P 500, that VFIAX goes up a tiny bit faster. Today, the S&P 500 is up .07% and VFIAX is up .08% for instance. Each day seems tilted like that, so I rule out a rounding

  3. 401k advice - The Standard

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    Sat, 20 Sep 2014

    0.00% Amer Beacon LC Value I AADEX 3.38% 9.12% 22.75% 21.42% 15.61% 7.88% 13.00% Vanguard 500 Index Admiral VFIAX 3.96% 9.30% 24.08% 19.38% 15.68% 7.26% 26.00% MainStay MAP I MUBFX 3.14% 6.61

  4. For Fund Companies and Brokerages, Plenty of Room for Improvement

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    Sun, 14 Sep 2014

    wrote Pete02 . "It currently has at least two different minimum investment requirements: $10,000 for some (e.g. VFIAX , VIMAX) but $50,000 for others (e.g. VFIJX, VFIDX, VFIRX, VFSUX)." Shipmad said s/he is unhappy with the fund

  5. Buffett vs. Hedge Funds

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    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    fund, commands a big lead over a collection of five hedge funds that Protégé chose. Buffett uses Vanguard 500 Index Admiral Shares ( VFIAX ); per terms of the bet, only Buffett and the managers at Protégé know the names of the hedge funds

  6. VOO vs VFIAX ?

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    Fri, 29 Aug 2014

    Would anyone give me his/her reasons for buying VOO vs VFIAX ? One thing that isn't clear to me is why M* gives VOO a Risk/Return of 2/4 but lists VFIAX as a Risk/Return of 3/4. Why the difference if they are just different classes of the same underlying asset? Thanks.

  7. 5* rated index funds

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    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    funds. It's not that the V management was lucky guessing; there are almost 400 stocks in VHDYX! Even the index tracker VFIAX is 4* rated. That means it outperforms 70-80% of the 1333 large-cap funds. That's rediculous - thank you Vanguard

  8. 3 Ways Not All Index Funds Are the Same

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    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    that do so), with expense ratios that run the gamut. Among the cheapest of these S&P 500-trackers are Vanguard 500 Index VFIAX and Fidelity Spartan 500 Index FUSVX, both of which have share classes that cost just 5 basis points (0.05%) per year

  9. Is Bogle Befuddling?

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    Tue, 20 May 2014

    earning just more than 14% annualized for the 33 years. However, had he put that money instead into Vanguard 500 Index VFIAX shares, he would have still made a healthy 11.1% per year, taking him to about $400 million. That strikes me as impressively

  10. Voodoo Investment Strategies

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    Thu, 8 May 2014

    independent parameters" is 2.6. (That is fabulous; for comparison's sake, the Sharpe ratio for Vanguard 500 Index Fund VFIAX during the past five years, through the roaring bull market, is a mere 1.3.) A Possible Fix So, what to do? The authors

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