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Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF BLV

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Morningstar’s Analysis

Will BLV outperform in future?

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This fund offers low-cost, diversified exposure to long-term investment-grade bonds.


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Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index is a solid choice for exposure to the long-term investment-grade corporate and government bond market because it is one of the cheapest options available. Under our enhanced ratings framework, which places a greater emphasis on fees, the fund’s cheaper share classes have been upgraded to a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold from Silver, while its more expensive share class has been reaffirmed at Silver.

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