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Forbes  Oct 17  Comment 
"Buy an index fund, and then go to sleep for 50 years." Sound advice in many ways. But is it the best plan to buy just a U.S. broad stock fund? What about bonds or emerging markets?
SeekingAlpha  Sep 27  Comment 
By Betterment: [Originally published 2/3/2014] By MP Dunleavey A groundbreaking study by Rick Ferri of Portfolio Solutions and Alex Benke of Betterment sheds new light on why index portfolios beat active investing. The...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 30  Comment 
By Mark J. Perry: Writing in Saturday's WSJ column "The Intelligent Investor," Jason Zweig reviews a recent article by the "dean of the investment-management industry" Charles Ellis, who claims in the July/August issue of the Financial Analysts...
Forbes  Aug 28  Comment 
I’m an index fund investor, but I don’t invest in S&P 500 index funds. It’s not the type of index I want in my portfolio, unless I’m in a pinch. Here’s why. The S&P 500 is arguably the most important stock market index on the planet. It...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 22  Comment 
By Mark J. Perry: Thanks in part to some investment advice from Warren Buffett in March, the tide has turned this year in favor of passively managed index funds as investors are increasingly shunning high-cost actively managed stock and bond funds...
Yahoo  Aug 21  Comment 
Vanguard’s passive Total Market Index, which matches the return of all U.S. stocks, is now the largest mutual fund on earth and the firm in total manages more than $3 trillion.
SeekingAlpha  Aug 17  Comment 
By Cullen Roche: I am a huge fan of index fund investing. I use index funds in my approaches and I can't emphasize how important it is to maintain a low fee, diversified and tax efficient investment structure. When it comes to creating an...
The Globe and Mail  Aug 6  Comment 
Dimensional Fund Advisors aims to beat market returns by tilting its emphasis toward smaller-cap and value companies
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 27  Comment 
Understanding the differences between the two helps you make an informed choice
SeekingAlpha  Jul 9  Comment 
By Joe Springer: Want to beat most fund managers as a passive investor? Buy and hold the Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (VO). We recently wrote on why VO is a great index fund for passive investors. Here is another reason: current large-cap index fund...




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Index funds are mirror indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI), NASDAQ, S&P 500 (SPX).

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