Index Funds

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

First Trust Capital Strength ETF (NASDAQ:FTCS) - $0.149.<p>First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:TUSA) - $0.094.<p>First Trust Value Line …

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The Personalized Index Fund’s Time May Be Near

Many people may not be up to the task, but some experts expect more individuals will be doing this<p>Someday soon, your favorite index could be, literally, “the index of my favorite stocks.”<p>While you might not feel qualified, technology already exists to help you build an index just as good as what …

Stock Markets

First Trust declares monthly distributions

Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (NASDAQ:MDIV) - $0.1354.<p>International Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (NASDAQ:YDIV) - …

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Coinbase's cryptocurrency index fund opens its door to U.S. investors

In March, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it would be launching an index fund for cryptocurrencies, allowing investors to effortlessly buy …

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New veteran-focused index fund debuts

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Zero-Fee Index Fund? Brokers Must Eat Too

All mutual funds have expenses.<p>Profs. William A. Birdthistle and Daniel J. Hemel are both lawyers. Their op-ed (“Next Stop for Mutual-Fund Fees: Zero,” op-ed, June 11)) ignores a few basic economic facts.<p>All mutual funds have expenses. Consider the Vanguard 500 Index Fund, designed to mirror the …

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Venture capital surges Into crypto

Keith Rabois, Managing Director of Khosla Ventures and former COO of Square, discusses Bitwise, the world's first crypto index fund, and ways the …

Venture Capital

Index Fund Options For Beginner Investors in Canada

Index funds are a low-cost option for new investors to commence their investing journey while earning “market returns” and saving on “investment …

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US: Coinbase Index Fund Opens for Investments between $250k and $20 mln

The Coinbase Index Fund is now open to U.S.-based accredited investors for investments between $250k and $20 mln.U.S.-based crypto wallet and …

Cryptocurrency

Why Index Funds Are Not Always Your Best Choice

One of the best arguments for an S&P 500 index fund is that it beats most fund managers most of the time and the fees are usually close to zero. However, the S&P 500 basically is the market so it cannot grow faster than the economy in the long-run. If you can live with a long-run return that …

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Coinbase Opens Index Fund for Large Investments | Investopedia

North America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, has opened its new index fund to large investments. According to a Medium post published …

Cryptocurrency

Coinbase opens its crypto index fund, first announced in March, to accredited US investors for investments between $250K and $20M

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For Vanguard employees' own retirement fund, the firm will no longer offer its signature S&P 500 index fund

At Vanguard, which popularized the S&P 500 index funds, workers will no longer be able to choose that option in their 401(k) retirement plan.<p>The S&P …

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First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund -- Insider Buying Index Registering 11.0%

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund shows an impressive 11.0% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.<p>Home Depot, which makes up 0.54% of the First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund, has …

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Vanguard employees won’t have an S&P 500 index fund in their 401(k) plan

Employees at investment giant Vanguard Group will no longer have access to an S&P 500 index fund SPX, +0.17% as a choice in its 401(k) retirement …

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5 Top Funds for Your 401(k)

The best investments in your 401(k) are probably the cheapest to own, while the "stocks versus bonds" debate is less about risk, and more about your …

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A Proposed Solution to the Index Fund Free Rider Problem

An in-depth examination of the benefits of <i>pro rata</i> voting<p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>The thesis behind index investing is the efficient market hypothesis, …

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OKEx Latest Industry Giant to Launch Cryptocurrency Index Fund

Crypto trading giant OKEx has become the latest industry giant to launch a cryptocurrency index fund. Announced this week and debuting on Tuesday, …

Cryptocurrency

Berkshire Hathaway vs. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF: Which Should You Choose?

Does Berkshire still have a market-beating advantage over the long run?<p>As one of the most respected stock-pickers of all time, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> …

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How MKM's Jim Strugger Is Playing Target Ahead of Earnings

Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, discusses the iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund and his options strategy for Target with Julie …

Stock Markets

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

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Jack Bogle’s Battle

If one man can be held responsible for today’s market—for better or worse—it’s Jack Bogle.<p>More than 40 years ago, the founder of Vanguard Group and …

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There's a bond equivalent of a low-cost S&P 500 index fund

There is, and has been for a long time, a standard one-size-fits-most long-term investment: an S&P 500 index fund that tracks a broad swath of the US …

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11 Best Vanguard Index Funds to Buy for Low-Cost Quality

Vanguard index funds are among the market’s greatest champions of low-cost investing.<p>The company is a pioneer, launching the first index fund – the …

Personal Finance

The Problem With Index Investing

How the index fund “free rider problem” impedes good corporate governance and market efficiency<p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>In 2015, index investing …

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Bitwise Asset Management appoints John Hyland as head of ETFs

(Reuters) - Cryptocurrency index fund Bitwise Asset Management said it has appointed John Hyland as its new global head of exchange-traded products.<p>Hyland previously worked as the chief investment officer at United States Commodity Funds.<p>Bitwise launched the world's first cryptocurrency index fund, …

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How MKM's Jim Strugger Is Playing Mondelez

Jim Strugger, MKM Holdings derivatives strategist, discusses the iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund and his options strategy for Mondelez with Julie …

Business

Buffett: Not the "dumbest thing in the world" to put Berkshire's cash in stock index fund

Not the "dumbest thing in the world" to put Berkshire's cash in stock index fund<p>Warren Buffett points out the problems with putting $100 billion of …

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Does A Cryptocurrency Index Fund Make Sense For Your IRA?

Has the time arrived to invest in an index fund that holds a basket of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin?<p>The quick answer is: It depends. The usual reasons for gauging your own risk tolerance — and ability to handle losses — should be your first concern. If you aren’t in a position to lose money, …

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Insiders Buy Holdings Of The Multi-Asset Diversified Income ETF

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (MDIV) shows an impressive 12.2% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months.<p>Annaly Capital Management, which makes up 1.05% of the Multi-Asset Diversified …

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