|Bid||109.650 x 100|
|Ask||109.660 x 400|
|Day's Range||109.370 - 111.600|
|52 Week Range||101.780 - 121.120|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.18%|
There are many ways to pick stocks to your portfolio, but two main categories that stocks can be subdivided into are growth stocks and value stocks. Growth stocks are considered those that have the potential to outperform the market over the long run due to their future potential, while value stocks are stocks that are […]
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Since the previous Fed meeting in March, where the Fed announced a 0.25% rate hike, equity markets (IWV) around the globe remained dovish.
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In the last decade, value investing has not worked very well, consistently underperforming growth. That performance is a reminder of just how cyclical factors can be, and how important time horizon is when you are trying to capture a risk premium. Consider the performance of one of the largest value ETFs, the Vanguard Value Index Fund (VTV), relative to its growth counterpart, the Vanguard Growth Index Fund (VUG), in the past 10 years:
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