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ETFs

Making sense of a crowded landscape

ETFs

Making sense of a crowded landscape

Introducing the Vanguard ETF Knowledge Center

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The new ETF Knowledge Center(TM) is your one-stop resource for everything you want to know about ETFs, including how they are regulated, how they compare with mutual funds, how they are traded, how they can be used in your clients’ portfolios, and much, much more.

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ETF Perspectives: Avoid gaps or overlap in index selection

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The ETF Perspectives Spring 2014 issue features advice on how to pick among index providers, take advantage of ETF premiums and discounts when rebalancing, and use Vanguard's new Portfolio Analytics tool to show clients the advantages of adding passive investments.

The ETF Perspectives Spring 2014 issue features advice on how to pick among index providers and use the new Portfolio Analytics tool.

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Talking to your clients about ETFs

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Our webinar provides a line of sight to investors’ ETF knowledge and suggests bringing client conversations back to basics isn’t a bad idea.

Our webinar provides a line of sight to investors’ ETF knowledge and suggests bringing client conversations back to basics isn’t a bad idea.

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Stay on top of your ETF game with our wealth of resources

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Advisors.vanguard.com offers one of the most extensive collections of ETF resources for financial advisors in the industry. Read our short article that describes the many ways you can benefit.

Advisors.vanguard.com has an extensive collection of ETF resources for financial advisors. Read our short article that describes the many ways you can benefit.

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Smart beta: Not beta, but a bet

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Vanguard investment experts John Ameriks and Joel Dickson explain why they believe so-called 'alternative indexing' strategies aren't really indexing, and why the strategies should be viewed through an active management lens.

Vanguard investment experts John Ameriks and Joel Dickson clarify misperceptions surrounding 'alternative indexing' investment strategies.

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Inside #InsideETFs: In 140 characters or less

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Martha King offers an inside look at #InsideETFs

Martha King offers an inside look at #InsideETFs

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Inside Inside ETFs: A conversation with Joel Dickson

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Every winter, ETF users, providers, and related parties gather in Florida to discuss all things ETF. In this podcast, Vanguard's Joel Dickson discusses the themes at this year's conference, what surprised him, and what was on the minds of advisors who attended.

Hear what everyone was talking about at the Inside ETFs conference, which brings together the entire ETF ecosystem of users, sponsors, and index providers.

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Can you pass this quick ETF quiz?

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Over the past decade, billions of dollars have flowed into ETFs. Still, there are many misconceptions about these popular products. Take our quick quiz and test your ETF knowledge. Then visit our new ETF Knowledge Center(TM) to get the supporting information.

Take our quick quiz and test your ETF knowledge. Then visit our new ETF Knowledge Center(TM) to get the supporting information.

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Vanguard CIO Tim Buckley delivers keynote address at Inside ETFs

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Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley delivered a keynote speech at IndexUniverse's seventh annual Inside ETFs conference in Hollywood, Florida. He said that amid pressure from all angles, thoughtful financial advisors can deliver measurable value to clients.

Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley delivered a keynote speech at IndexUniverse's seventh annual Inside ETFs conference in Hollywood, Florida.

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ETF Perspectives

ETF Perspectives brings you insights from a variety of leaders while sharing Vanguard's own research on ETFs.

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