Jack Bogle Talks Indexing

A recent Barron’s profile of Vanguard founder and indexing pioneer Jack Bogle offers an overview of the industry legend’s career as well as the contributions—and controversy—surrounding his market views. The article includes an interview with Bogle in which the octogenarian addresses critic’s concerns about indexing, the “Age of the ETF” and the need for lower cost investing going forward. Here are some interview highlights: While some in the industry feel that index investors are not… Read More

Keys to Success from Bogle, Buffett and Others

In a recent Forbes article, Validea CEO John Reese shared seven keys to investing success from such legends as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Jack Bogle and Peter Lynch. Here are some highlights: Time is your friend—take advantage of compounding returns. Impulse is your enemy—emotional investing decisions are a bad idea. Basic arithmetic works—be mindful of transaction costs and fees. Stay the course—stick to your investment plan. Using his stock screening models, Reese identified the following… Read More