All About Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 22, 2006 - Business & Economics - 318 pages
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All The Tools and Techniques You Need to Invest Successfully in High-Yield, Low-Risk Index Funds

The updated Second Edition of Richard Ferri's bestselling All About Index Funds offers individual investors an easy-to-use guide for capitalizing on one of today's hottest investing areas_index funds. This wealth-building resource provides essential information on index funds; expert advice on how to start investing; and winning strategies for high returns with low risk.

The Second Edition of All About Index Funds features:

  • Updated tables, charts, and data on performance, fees, and new funds
  • Step-by-step guidance on active indexing and discussion of its expanding role
  • Coverage of all new U.S. equity indexes that have changed the dynamics of the index fund marketplace and a new chapter on commodities and commodity index funds
  • Vanguard's revision of the indexes it uses for benchmarking
  • Discussion of the increasing popularity of ETFs for effective asset allocation

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Interesting book for those interested in the more technical side of how index mutual funds work or are constructed. However, the book is LOADED with typos, some of which actually change the meaning of ... Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Richard A. Ferri,C.F.A. is the president and senior portfolio manager of Portfolio Solutions, an investment adviser and portfolio management firm.

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