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All About Index Funds, 2/E : The Easy Way to Get Started - Richard Ferri

All About Index Funds, 2/E

The Easy Way to Get Started

Paperback Published: 22nd December 2006
ISBN: 9780071484923
Number Of Pages: 304

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All The Tools and Techniques You Need to Invest Successfully in High-Yield, Low-Risk Index Funds

The updated Second Edition of Richard Ferri's bestselling "All About Index Funds" offers individual investors an easy-to-use guide for capitalizing on one of today's hottest investing areas_index funds. This wealth-building resource provides essential information on index funds; expert advice on how to start investing; and winning strategies for high returns with low risk.

The Second Edition of "All About Index Funds" features: Updated tables, charts, and data on performance, fees, and new funds Step-by-step guidance on active indexing and discussion of its expanding role Coverage of all new U.S. equity indexes that have changed the dynamics of the index fund marketplace and a new chapter on commodities and commodity index funds Vanguard's revision of the indexes it uses for benchmarking Discussion of the increasing popularity of ETFs for effective asset allocation

Index funds explainedp. 3
Why index funds beat most other fundsp. 23
The history behind indexingp. 39
Exchange-traded fundsp. 51
Tax advantages of index funds and exchange-traded fundsp. 71
Broad U.S. equity market fundsp. 87
U.S. sector equity fundsp. 125
Global and international equity fundsp. 141
Alternative U.S. equity fundsp. 159
Investing in bond index fundsp. 177
Commodity and currency fundsp. 195
Forecasting index fund returnsp. 217
Asset allocation basicsp. 233
Defining your financial goalsp. 243
Designing your index fund portfoliop. 261
Managing an index fund accountp. 279
Selected low-cost index fund providersp. 289
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ISBN: 9780071484923
ISBN-10: 0071484922
Series: All About Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 22nd December 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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