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Fund Times: Vanguard Opens the Spigots for Three Funds

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 Vanguard Strategic Equity (VSEQX) has reopened to new investors, and  Vanguard Windsor II (VWNFX) and  Vanguard Wellington (VWELX) have lifted their maximum annual investment limits. All three funds still will have higher, $10,000 minimum investments, though.

Vanguard closed Strategic Equity and imposed the investment restrictions on Windsor II and Wellington in April 2006 because the funds had attracted a lot of assets due to strong performance. Too much asset growth too fast can hamper a fund manager's efforts to execute his or her strategy.

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