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The 40th Anniversary of the Vanguard 500 Index Fund was over six months ago, yet the well-deserved accolades for John Bogle and the momentum of indexing continue to mount. Bloomberg estimates Vanguard has saved investors one trillion dollars. … [Continue reading] about WHAT BOGLE GIVETH, CEO’S TAKETH AWAY
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Because I spent the 1990's working on Wall Street, I'll always refer to Donald Trump as 'DJT.' This was the stock ticker of his casino holding company which went public in 1995. Had you purchased shares in the IPO, you would have been left with ten … [Continue reading] about FIVE UNUSUAL PREDICTIONS DURING THE REIGN OF DJT