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Core Bond Fund outperformed when markets dropped

Market perspectives: July 2020

Vanguard expects U.S. growth will turn positive in the third quarter, but significant risks to the economy remain from COVID-19.

The unwinding of pandemic debt

The low-interest-rate environment is a favorable backdrop for developed markets to retire pandemic-related debt.

Two frameworks help simplify behavioral coaching

Vanguard Senior Advice Strategist Mike DiJoseph explains two simple behavioral coaching frameworks to help advisors build deeper trust with clients.

Quality factor performance during the downturn; size mattered

Large-cap ruled the day based on Antonio Picca's analysis of how the quality factor weathered recent market turmoil.

Are liquidity and value heading for a rebound?

Antonio Picca analyzes the performance of value and liquidity during the 2020 market sell-off relative to their behavior during and after the GFC.

Use behavioral coaching to build trust with clients

Vanguard Senior Advice Strategist Mike DiJoseph explains the importance of behavioral coaching in helping advisors build trust with clients.

Income and tax efficiency models can help optimize your time

Overview of two strategic model portfolio series: the Tax-Efficient Series and the Income Series.

Spending guidelines to help ease retirees' market worries

Market volatility can threaten clients' ability to meet their spending needs in retirement. A dynamic spending strategy offers a layer of protection.

Using models to outsource investment management

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Supporting resources from our virtual Q&A event on Vanguard strategic model portfolios.

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Four key ways ETFs show resilience in volatile markets

Learn four key ways ETFs have proven their value in helping investors navigate the extreme market volatility sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Four reasons to embrace global investing

Is investing overseas worth it? Check out these 4 compelling reasons to consider an allocation to international investments and how Vanguard ETFs can help.

A message from Vanguard

Our message on recent events and ongoing efforts to address racial injustice and inequity.

Three reasons why muni bonds look appealing now

Turmoil in the muni bond market in March of 2020 opened up opportunities for investors as well as for the managers of Vanguard active municipal bond funds.

Beyond the pandemic: What to expect from stocks, bonds

Vanguard outlines how its return expectations for stocks and bonds have changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Market perspectives: June 2020

Vanguard expects a moderate recovery in the global economy in the second half of the year, but consumer demand may take some time to catch up.

The downturn’s effect on actively managed bond funds

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Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley and John Hollyer, head of Global Fixed Income, discuss the economic outlook and application to Vanguard’s actively managed bond funds.

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Expect interest rates to stay lower, for longer

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Vanguard Chief Executive Officer Tim Buckley and John Hollyer, head of Global Fixed Income, discuss the outlook for interest rates and inflation.

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Inflation prospects amid the pandemic

Pandemic-induced supply constraints and fiscal infusions shouldn't have markets worried about runaway inflation.

Fallen angels: The new high-yield bonds

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to consign some of the growing BBB-rate bond market to high-yield status.