All About Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 12, 2007 - 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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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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