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Advisor's alpha

Adding value beyond portfolio management

Advisor's alpha

Adding value beyond portfolio management

The evolution of Vanguard Advisor’s Alpha: From portfolios to people

Putting a value on your value: Quantifying advisor's alpha

This research paper explores ways that advisors can add value through relationship-based services such as financial planning, discipline, and guidance, and quantifies these benefits relative to others who focus primarily on trying to outperform the market.

Active Fixed Income Perspectives: 3rd quarter 2019

It’s been a banner year for the fixed income market. Will robust concerns continue? Our fixed income teams weighs in on where they see the market heading.

Create connection with a more human LinkedIn® profile

Advisors can create a more human connection with clients using LinkedIn® and principles of Vanguard Advisor’s Alpha behavioral coaching.

Highlights of the 2019 Vanguard Investment Symposium

Read this article to get highlights of the 2019 Vanguard Investment Symposium, a high-impact event focused exclusively on home office professionals.

Is the dollar too strong?

Debate is intensifying about the U.S. dollar’s likely direction. Find out the implications for the global economy and portfolios.

A new SEC rule modernizes ETF regulation

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a new rule that modernizes and streamlines regulation of ETFs.

Risk speedometer: Lower bound holds amid uncertainty

Vanguard's risk speedometers are our unique lens on investor behavior. This monthly update looks at August 2019 cash-flow data.

Discovering Vanguard's new commodity fund

In this 16-minute podcast, Frank Chism, Vanguard senior product manager, lays out the ABCs of commodities investing and explains the ins and outs of Vanguard Commodity Strategy Fund, Vanguard's first foray into the world of futures-based commodities investing.

In this 16-minute podcast, Frank Chism, Vanguard senior product manager, lays out the ABCs of commodities investing and explains Vanguard Commodity Strategy Fund.

How big a rate cut? Fed takes uncertainty into account

Vanguard's Joe Davis looks at how uncertainty may shape the Federal Open Market Committee's thinking about short-term interest rates during their September meeting.

Vanguard’s global chief economist discusses the likelihood of a rate decrease at the September Fed meeting.

Why the bond and equity markets' economic outlooks differ

Vanguard experts explain why bond markets are flashing red while equity markets are not far from record highs and discuss the potential implications of this environment for investors.

Vanguard experts discuss why the bond markets are flashing red and the potential implications for investors.

Risk speedometer: Holding steady at lower bound

Vanguard's risk speedometers are our unique lens on investor behavior. This monthly update looks at July 2019 cash-flow data.

Vanguard's risk speedometers are our unique lens on investor behavior. This monthly update looks at July 2019 cash-flow data.

Watch a replay of our first ever Virtual Forum

Hear the perspective of Vanguard experts on active fixed income investing, the global economy and markets, and active equity investing.

Watch a video replay of our Virtual Forum and hear insights on active fixed income investing, the global economy and markets, and active equity investing.

Help clients beat the jitters when the markets shake

This one-page client-approved brief, based on the 2018 stock market drop, demonstrates why staying the course during a downturn can be the best decision.

This one-page client-approved brief, based on the 2018 stock market drop, demonstrates why staying the course during a downturn can be the best decision.

Keep it simple for clients: A QuickStart guide to a financial plan

Financial planning can be a complex affair. But our QuickStart Guide to Your Financial Plan can aid conversations between you and your clients. When surveyed, advised investors said they love our new template.

Financial planning can be a complex affair. But our QuickStart Guide can make it easier for you and your clients. Try our new template.

Mobile or desktop? Our research on how investors are interacting with their accounts

In this 16-minute podcast, Vanguard Senior Data Analytics Manager Carrie Xu explains the differences in how men and women investors are using their mobile devices to interact with their investment accounts

Podcast: How Vanguard is analyzing investor behavior to improve the client experience.

Vanguard tops Forbes' annual list of best ETFs for investors

In Forbes' annual ranking of best ETFs, Vanguard earned top honors with 17 ETFs named to the magazine's honor roll.

Factor-based investing: The basics

Use this brief piece with clients to supplement your discussions about factor-based investing.

Use this brief piece with clients to supplement your discussions about factor-based investing.

Vanguard passes $1 trillion in ETF AUM

ETF assets under management. We've created a concise client-ready one-pager that highlights four key reasons why.

Inflation: Forgotten, but not necessarily gone

Anne Mathias, Global Rates and FX Strategist, offers her outlook for inflation and its effect on clients’ fixed income allocations.

Anne Mathias, Global Rates and FX Strategist, offers her outlook for inflation and its effect on clients’ fixed income allocations.