Indexing….

is investing without a conscience…. comments equate a decision to support the genocide proxy as the equivalent to not supporting tobacco companies, companies that are global friendly….taking a human beings life for a difference of views or opinions or where they come from is not equivalent to these analogies. Would you remain in an index…

8 years later, Vanguard holding shareholder meeting…

 The shareholder meeting is scheduled for November 15, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona. On Nov. 15 the world’s largest mutual fund company will stage its broadest shareholder meeting in eight years and needs enough individual investors to vote on measures such as installing three new fund board members including Tim Buckley, who is set to take…

Vanguard..Dan Wiener ‘I noticed some very, very curious numbers’

a highlight from Dan Wiener’s newsletter, see page 12 for full comments: Adviser201710 ( you can subscribe for a fee)   “Here’s what got me thinking about this: Going over the semiannual reports for the Vanguard funds reporting for the six-month period from November 30, 2016 to May 31, 2017, I noticed some very, very curious…

Bogle, Index concentration concerning, future impact uncertain…

Jack Bogle made these comments speaking to a group today, Vanguard’s Bogle tells CFA Institute…., by Erin Arvedlund, May 23, 2017 “index-fund management is heavily concentrated among three giant, trillion-dollar money managers that together hold some 20 percent of U.S. stocks,” Bogle said. “The impact of all this concentration remains to be seen.” . He…