Indexing
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In the research paper, 'The case for index-fund investing', Vanguard Investment Strategy Group explains why indexing has tended to outperform higher cost actively managed strategies across time periods and fund categories.

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Vanguard investment experts explain why they believe so-called 'smart beta' strategies aren't really indexing, and why the strategies should be viewed through an active management lens.

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Rodney Comegys, a principal in Vanguard Equity Investment Group, shares his experience at a recent industry conference where smart beta was discussed, and provides Vanguard's perspective on the subject.

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Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley advises that so-called alternative indexing should be evaluated through an "active lens."

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Index funds may be the greatest financial innovation in the past 40 years because they are a low-cost, diversified investment alternative. Active funds typically underperform the market, while individual stock selection is time-consuming.

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Josh Barrickman, CFA

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Head of Global Equity Indexing

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