In a wild 4 week period, stocks and US Treasury bonds have experienced double digit swings that resulted in the two asset classes ending about where they began.
The recent launch of Vanguard’s Total World Stock Index ETF (VT) brings choice and low-cost diversification to investors. VT joins the iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund (ACWI) in the category of offering investors an opportunity to gain exposure to stocks worldwide with a single investment.
Vanguard’s Total World Stock ETF (VT) began trading today. The fund, which carries an expense ratio of 0.25%, tracks an index of 2,900 stocks in 47 countries.
ETFs offer several ways to invest in the Total Market. Choices include all US, total index, total single market and all World.
Depending on how you define international, there 200+ funds and well over $100 billion invested in International ETFs – how do you sort through such a large and diverse selection?