The following was authored by Chris Tidmore, CFA, is a senior investment strategist in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. Last year, I ran a seven-day race in the Sahara Desert. The second most-common question I got about the race was, “How did you get all the water you needed?” (The most common question was “Why—are you crazy?!”) […]
We revisit some of our favorite recent interviews including Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas, Vanguard’s Rich Powers, iShares’ Martin Small, and Charles Schwab’s David Botset.
Rich Powers, Head of ETF Product Management at Vanguard, explains Vanguard’s low cost positioning in ETFs, offers his perspective on ETF growth, and spotlights two popular Vanguard ETFs.
Rich Powers, Head of ETF Product Management at Vanguard, explains Vanguard’s low cost positioning in ETFs, offers his perspective on ETF growth, and spotlights two popular Vanguard ETFs. Also, Nate & Conor discuss the latest surrounding the DOL fiduciary rule and its impact on ETFs.
The following was authored by Bill McNabb, chairman and chief executive officer of Vanguard. If you think you’ve had reason to feel uneasy about the investment environment lately, you’re not imagining things. In just the past few months, we’ve seen economic uncertainty, intense political polarization, and super-low bond yields. Yet at the same time, the stock […]
The following was authored by Fran Kinniry, head of portfolio construction in Vanguard’s Investment Strategy Group. I will not make you wait for my thesis: Intuition and nostalgia are enemies of your investment success. For your benefit, you should shun investment choices based on intuition and nostalgia and look for opportunities to replace them with sound […]
The following was authored by Donald Bennyhoff, senior investment analyst in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. On my computer monitor, I have taped a small piece of paper with the words primum non nocere. It’s Latin—a “dead” language that pervades modern life—for “first, do no harm.” The underpinnings of the Hippocratic oath, it is as applicable to […]
The following was authored by Maria Bruno, senior retirement strategist in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. It’s that time of year again. The holidays are over and Punxsutawney Phil is promising an early spring, but before that we’re still in the thick of tax season! While tax season usually conjures images of 1040s, W-2s, and sifting through […]
We revisit some of our favorite guest interviews from the second half of 2015 including Morningstar’s Ben Johnson on active versus passive management, ETF.com’s Matt Hougan on the continued rise of ETFs, and Vanguard’s Ed Saracino on bonds and bond ETFs.
Ed Saracino, Senior Investment Analyst at Vanguard, discusses navigating bonds in today’s challenging environment and also spotlights several Vanguard bond ETFs. Nate & Conor explain the differences between investing in individual bonds, bond mutual funds, and bond ETFs.