Vanguard has joined Fidelity and Schwab in offering commission-free ETFs. Vanguard brokerage clients may make commission-free transactions in Vanguard’s entire line-up of 46 low-cost ETFs.
Unemployment is at a 14 year high according to figures released by the Labor Department last Friday. The unemployment rate spiked to 6.5% in October from 6.1%.
ETFs offer several ways to invest in the Total Market. Choices include all US, total index, total single market and all World.
John has recently finished his studies, landed a new job and wants to begin putting some money to work in the market as well as pay down his student loans.
Before the 2008 market downturn, Bill and Karen were planning to retire within the next 3 to 5 years. As the market correction continued into 2009, the couple decided that capital preservation was the number one priority and moved most of their investments into cash.
Vanguard® Total Stock Market Index Fund, Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund, and VanguardExtended Market Index Fund today declared a 2-for-1 split of their ETF shares.