2010 Money 70: Best mutual funds and ETFs

Discuss all general (i.e. non-personal) investing questions and issues, investing news, and theory.

2010 Money 70: Best mutual funds and ETFs

Postby davidkw » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:31 pm

Money Magazine's new 2010 Money 70: Best mutual funds and ETFs As usual, Vanguard dominates the list
David | | From Jack Brennan's "Straight Talk on Investing", page 23 "Living below your means is the ultimate financial strategy"
User avatar
davidkw
 
Posts: 493
Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:39 pm
Location: Sterling, VA

Postby chaz » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:43 pm

Thanks - good link.
Chaz | | “Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." Woody Allen | | http://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
chaz
 
Posts: 13315
Joined: Tue Feb 27, 2007 2:44 pm

Errors???

Postby EyeDee » Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:37 pm

.
Other than the differences of Canada etc. for the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF and Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index, can someone please explain the differences in returns for some of these pairs listed in the article - sometimes the 1 year looks close, but the five year is way off.

"Fund 1yr. 5yrs. Expenses (as % of assets) Minimum initial investment

iShares S&P 500 Index ETF 26.4 1.9 0.09 N.A.
Vanguard 500 Index Investor 25.4 0.6 0.18 3,000

Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx 27.4 1.1 0.18 3,000
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 28.8 6.2 0.07 N.A.

Vanguard Mid Capitalization Index 38.5 1.9 0.27 3,000
Vanguard Mid Cap ETF 40.5 12.5 0.12 N.A.

Vanguard Small Cap Index 33.2 1.0 0.28 3,000
Vanguard Small Cap ETF 36.3 10.0 0.10 N.A.

Vanguard REIT Index 42.1 0.2 0.26 3,000
Vanguard REIT ETF 29.8 3.5 0.11 N.A.

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF 38.9 N.A. 0.20 N.A.
Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index 45.6 5.9 0.34 3,000

Vanguard Emerging Mkts Stock Idx 84.0 14.9 0.39 3,000
Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF 76.3 N.A. 0.20 N.A.

Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index 7.3 4.8 0.22 3,000
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF 4.4 N.A. 0.10 N.A.

Vanguard Total Bond Market Index 11.3 5.5 0.22 3,000
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF 6.0 N.A. 0.10 N.A."
Randy
EyeDee
 
Posts: 1020
Joined: Tue Feb 20, 2007 12:15 am


Return to Investing - Theory, News & General

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Leeraar, tyler_cracker, Yahoo [Bot] and 46 guests