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Everything You Need to Know About Index Funds­­What They Are, Why They Outperform Managed Mutual Funds, Which Are Right for You, and More!



Little known just five years ago, index mutual funds have become one of today's most popular vehicles for investors weary of trying to beat the market. All About Index Funds explains the ins and outs of...

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All About Index Funds

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Overview

Everything You Need to Know About Index Funds­­What They Are, Why They Outperform Managed Mutual Funds, Which Are Right for You, and More!



Little known just five years ago, index mutual funds have become one of today's most popular vehicles for investors weary of trying to beat the market. All About Index Funds explains the ins and outs of these easy-to-use investments, and reveals how they can give you the advantages of a highly diversified portfolio for as little as $500!



"Ferri is right! This book tells you why, and how to get started."­­John C. Bogle, Founder and former chairman, The Vanguard Group



"Ferri's book is an engaging one-stop storehouse of knowledge on index funds. It is a vital roadmap for those seeking higher returns and lower risk."­­William Bernstein, Author, The Intelligent Asset Allocator



"Once you read this book, you will no longer listen to the hype from Wall Street stockbrokers and their analysts who are paid to make money from you, not for you."­­Larry Swedroe, Author, What Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know



Whether you are an experienced stock market investor or a beginner, look to All About Index Funds to learn more about:



  • Tax advantages of index funds

  • Exchange-traded funds

  • SPDRs

  • HOLDRs

  • Global funds

  • Customized funds

  • Asset allocation

  • Understanding risk

  • Taxable versus nontaxable strategies

  • Index fund providers

  • and much more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071423380
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 7/30/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 275
  • Sales rank: 751,392
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Richard A. Ferri, CFA, is president and senior portfolio manager of Portfolio Solutions, LLC, and an adjunct professor of finance at Walsh College in Michigan. He is the author of Serious Money: Straight Talk About Investing for Retirement, and contributes to several investment magazines and websites.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2004

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    This is a must read for all invested in, or considering investing in, index funds. Top notch in all regards.

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