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How Many Vanguard Funds Pass the Five-Minute Rule?

Most, but even those that do can be more complex than they seem.

First impressions are important, but so is follow-up.

At the Morningstar Investment Conference earlier this year, Vanguard chairman and CEO Bill McNabb advised financial services companies and investors to apply "the five-minute rule" when judging the soundness of investments they think of selling and buying.

"If you don't understand an investment idea in five minutes, take a pass," he said