Morningstar '07 Confab Draws Crowd of 1,500
Fund managers speaking at the Morningstar Investment Conference 2007 -- held June 27-29 in Chicago -- say this year is a time to watch out...
Bond iShares Get Competitive
Over the past several years Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has been the lone provider of U.S.-listed bond ETFs, but now they've got company. In April, the...
Is Broader Better?
ETF launches have become routine in the 21st century, especially when it comes to targeting ever narrower slices of the capital markets. But two new...
Vanguard Registers Four Bond ETFs
Vanguard has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer exchange-traded shares for four existing bond index funds: Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund, Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund, Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond Index Fund, and Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund. The four bond ETFs will be...
Dividends, Sub Sectors and Equal Weights Added
In April, First Trust Advisors and the Nasdaq Stock Market announced the launch of two ETFs: an equal weight version of the Nasdaq-100 (QQEW) and...
Vanguard Changes Benchmark for Extended Market Index Fund
May 3, 2005 -- Vanguard Group said it is changing the benchmark for its $9 billion Vanguard Extended Market Index/Inv (VEXMX), replacing the Dow Jones...
Vanguard Adds Manager to Four Funds
June 16, 2003 -- A Vanguard principal who has been responsible for finding and evaluating outside managers for its mutual funds has been appointed to...
Vanguard Targets Arbitrage in International Funds
April 25, 2003 -- Vanguard Group will add redemption fees to some of its international stock funds in June in an effort to discourage investors...
Shareholders Okay Vanguard Indexing Proposal
Dec. 3, 2002 -- Vanguard Group said shareholders approved a proposal making it easier for eight of its stock index funds to change the benchmarks...
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