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    BlackRock leads Vanguard as ETFs race toward a record year

    Two giants remain in a tight race for buy-and-hold index investors' money as category total close to cracking the $2 trillion mark in a 'victory of vanilla' story.

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    Jack Bogle recommends a firm grip on U.S. stocks

    On Breakfast with Benjamin: Jack Bogle recommends a firm grip on U.S. stocks. Plus: The tide is turning in favor of active management, the oil-price slide is spreading across the commodities markets, and OPEC fades as a cartel.

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    John Bogle eats his own cooking: Traditional 60/40, intermediate-term bonds

    Legendary Vanguard founder invests only in U.S. and, of course, in index funds.

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    Vanguard files for 'ultra' short-term bond fund

    The Vanguard Group Inc. filed a registration statement today with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund, which is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2015.“The fund had been under consideration for some time and it’s basically intended to round out

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    Vanguard's John Bogle beats the low-fee drum, takes a fresh swipe at active management

    On Thursday's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: John Bogle says retirement plans will suffer under active management fees. Plus: Cheap oil's fallout hits gold prices, media hype overstates the Fed's taper tap-out, and more.

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    These ETFs are winning in the Pimco Total Return Fund derby

    Here's a hint: They're short-term bond funds that can provide safe places to park money, and provide a little yield and return in place of holding cash

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    Bringing back pooled 401(k) plans could derail a fund industry cash cow

    Today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu features: Revisiting the idea of pooled 401(k) plans, plus Jack Bogle gives a half nod to Fed policy, the curious appeal of water ETFs, and more rich folks are calling for a market correction.

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    Vanguard urges caution on liquid alts

    The fund company says performance of liquid alts has not been living up to the hype.

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    Fidelity has lowest-cost target date funds, edging out Vanguard

    Fidelity Investments edged out The Vanguard Group Inc., a major rival in the retirement-planning business, for having the lowest-cost target date fund lineup as of the end of last year, according to research released Tuesday.Fidelity Freedom Index charged 16 basis points for its target date series

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    European stocks hit six-year high on fifth day of rally

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Euro stocks rally but for how long?. Plus: The China risk, big money managers are flush once again, the future of airplane seating, and 21 inspirational yearbook quotes.

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    Finra goes after algorithmic trading trickery

    Today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: Finra targets trading trickery. Plus: Credit Suisse pleads guilty to tax evasion, dealing with the Fed's giant balance sheet, Treasuries vs. gold and 10 great baseball movies to see this summer.

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    Does Vanguard pose a threat to advisers?

    The fund giant's online advice platform is viewed by some as a threat, but others see it as complementary. Trevor Hunnicutt reports.

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    Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most ETF money in 1Q

    The Vanguard Group Inc., the third-biggest provider of exchange-traded funds, has gained ground on larger competitors so far this year after gathering more than seven times as much money into its ETFs than the rest of the U.S. industry combined. Vanguard attracted $13.1 billion, or almost 90

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    Markets wake up to China's economic slowdown

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Markets wake up to China's economic slowdown. Plus: Soros deters British EU exit, an all-ETF retirement portfolio, rethinking cash-rich tech companies, undervalued Wall Street banks, and test your investor profile (for fun).

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    Vanguard's longtime fixed-income boss announces retirement

    Robert Auwaerter, a 32-year veteran of The Vanguard Group Inc., on Monday announced plans to retire next March as head of the fixed-income group. He will be replaced by Gregory Davis, 43, who currently serves as chief investment officer of the Asia Pacific region and is a director of Vanguard ...