Vanguard news & perspectives
Financial and market woes in Greece and other countries have touched off renewed volatility in the global stock markets. In this turbulent environment, the best course of action for investors may be to take no action at all.
Although not fully healed, the U.S. labor market is approaching the Federal Reserve's goal and the data indicate that a 2015 rate liftoff is warranted.
John Ameriks, who oversees Vanguard's Quantitative Equity Group, discusses global equity markets and our approach in actively managing the 17 portfolios that partially or fully use quantitative, data-driven strategies.
How do actual IRA investors "glide" to retirement? To find out, we studied the allocations of more than 3.3 million Vanguard IRA investors.
For the 10-year period ended March 31, 2015, 10 of 10 Vanguard money market funds, 46 of 51 Vanguard bond funds, 18 of 18 Vanguard balanced funds, and 109 of 119 Vanguard stock funds—for a total of 183 of 198 Vanguard funds—outperformed their Lipper peer-group averages. Only funds with a minimum 10-year history were included in the comparison. Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company. The competitive performance data shown represent past performance, which is not a guarantee of future results. See the most recent performance of our funds