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John Bogle on Investing: The First 50 Years

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This work chronicles John Bogle's - the founder and former senior chairman of the Vanguard Group - 50 years in the financial services industry. His university thesis on the role of an investment company is included, along with speeches made by him over the past 40 years. The themes of investing for the long term, the importance of indexing, the critical effect of costs on ...more
Hardcover, 455 pages
Published September 13th 2000 by McGraw-Hill Companies
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I've said it before, IF only all companies selling mutual funds would have such principles! A company and visionary founded on the principle that investing should be on behalf of the investor. Interesting principle, but only one mutual fund company willing to do it in reality. What can I say, I'm a Vanguard and John Bogle fan!
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John Clifton "Jack" Bogle (born May 8, 1929) is the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. He is known for his 1999 book Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor, which became a bestseller and is considered a classic.
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