John Bogle – The 7 Rules For Successful Stock Market Investing

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One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple is John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group. In a recent article written for the CFA Institute’s Financial Analysts Journal, Bogle provides his seven investing rules for successful stock market investing. My favorite is Rule #7 which is: Stay the course. Regardless of what happens in the markets, stick to your … Read More

Buffett Says Bogle Is a Hero. Bogle Says He Just Gave A Damn About Investors

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During the recent Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting Warren Buffett said Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard, had probably done more for investors than anyone. Bogle says, “I’m an ordinary guy just trying to do my best for investors and who gave a damn about investors”. Here’s a recent interview by Bogle with CNBC where he discusses Buffett’s comments and … Read More

Jack Bogle: The Undisputed Champion of the Long Run

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John ‘Jack’ Bogle is the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group. He was also named one of the “world’s 100 most powerful and influential people”, by Time magazine in 2004. Bogle’s innovative idea was creating the world’s first index mutual fund in 1975. Bogle’s idea was that instead of beating the index and charging high costs, the index … Read More

The Magic of Compounding Returns, The Tyranny of Compounding Costs – John Bogle

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(Image, John Bogle on the Rise of Index Funds, accessed 16 July 2016, http://www.barrons.com/) Have you ever looked at the statement you receive from your investment manager and wondered, what the heck are they talking about! You think you’re getting good returns but it turns out you’re underperforming. The question is, WHY? One reason that investors continue to underperform is provided by a … Read More