Market Extra: How a 12-year Vanguard win streak makes it the ‘Amazon of wealth...

Economist Burton Malkeil has called the index fund “the most important financial innovation that has been created for the individual investor.” And one look at index-fund pioneer Vanguard’s performance...

FA Center: ‘Bond king’ Bill Gross never lost his investing crown

Bill Gross’ track record as a bond fund manager has been roundly — and unfairly — criticized. Gross earlier this week announced his retirement from mutual-fund management. It’s no secret...

Market Extra: A popular product based on Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ vanishes Wednesday —...

A popular instrument used to manage exposure to volatility is going away as investors face a number of potentially market-rattling uncertainties, even if a late-2018 rout for stocks has...

Sustainable Investing: When stock markets turned turbulent, ESG funds punched above their weight

One of the most common assertions made against Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) and other types of Responsible Investments (“RI”) is that, while it may be good for your...

Jonathan Burton’s Life Savings: Jack Bogle gave individual investors the power to triumph over...

Mutual-fund shareholders may never again see a folk hero like John C. Bogle, father of the index fund and the founder and former chairman of fund-industry titan Vanguard Group. Bogle was...

John Bogle, Vanguard founder and investing legend, dies at 89

John C. Bogle, the father of the retail index fund and an outspoken champion for low-cost investing that won him heroic status among individual investors, died Wednesday. He was...

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