Why Index Investing?

Wild, Russell
March 2011
Saturday Evening Post;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 283 Issue 2, p68
The article discusses the return rate for index investing in the U.S., and describes stock indexes such as the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 Index, and the Wilshire 5000. Stock research company Morningstar's research into actively managed funds is described, as well as stock trading, risk minimization, and portfolio diversification. INSET: Three Tips for Optimizing Returns and Minimizing Risk.


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