|Expense Ratio (net)||0.04%|
|Last Cap Gain||0.00|
|Morningstar Risk Rating||Above Average|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.04|
|5y Average Return||N/A|
|Average for Category||N/A|
|Inception Date||Nov 13, 2000|
One issuer hit $2 trillion; another grew 1,000%, and that’s just the beginning.
When everyone is bullish, perhaps you should be cautious. When everyone is bearish, maybe you should be bold.
Every year at this time I review my best and worst investment calls, but after 10 years of writing this column I’m doing a complete rundown of the hits and misses of the past decade. Early in the 2010s debt and deficits were a hot topic, culminating in the 2011 debt limit crisis that pushed the U.S. to the brink of default. Warren Buffett is worshiped as a god in investment circles, but Berkshire Hathaway stock has lagged plain-vanilla index funds for some time.