Features and News

Fidelity Flood

Fidelity suffers $2.24 billion in July outflows even as BGI pulls in another $4.7 in new money.

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A Lot, But Still Not Enough

Retirement assets swell to a record $14.5 trillion in 2005, up 40 percent since 2002; still not enough?

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I Pity The Fool

Mutual fund fees drop to their lowest levels on record, as investors increasingly embrace Bogle’s “cost matters hypothesis.” Still, there is a lot of work to be done.

Journal Of Indexes

Indecent Disclosure

Investors are ill-served by a lack of mutual fund transparency.
The Professor has the solution.

Journal Of Indexes

What Went Wrong In Mutual Fund America?

An exclusive Journal of Indexes excerpt from John
Bogle's latest book, The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism.

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Around the World of ETFs

Hi-Ho Silver, Away!

The highly anticipated iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV) debuted on the Amex on April 28, and quickly attracted close to $1 billion in assets. The new ETF functions much like the popular gold ETFs, holding 10 ounces of silver bullion for every share. It charges 50 basis points in annual expenses.

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The Exchange-Traded Hedge Fund

A new filing by ETF upstart Deutsche Bank straddles the line between ETF and hedge fund, and delivers some impressive historical returns.

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Reaching the $50 Billion Mark

Thanks to swelling interest in international exposure – and a domestic boost from Vanguard – ETF assets tied to MSCI indexes top $50 billion.