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Investing became cheaper, easier during bull market run

Mar. 8, 2019 12:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As the bull market for U.S. stocks celebrates its 10th birthday, joining the party has never been cheaper or easier. Investors can buy or sell stocks on their phone with the flick of a thumb, and for a much lower cost than was possible on March 9, 2009, when the S&P 500 finally hit...

40 years after his "folly," Bogle's index funds reign

Jan. 22, 2019 7:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Forty years ago, the thought of buying a stock index fund was ridiculed. Why would anyone be satisfied with an investment that promised nothing more than the same return as the market? Later this year, however, U.S. stock index funds may for the first time control more in assets than mutual...