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Morningstar Moments: The New Vanguard

Wondering how unloved funds and bitcoin ETFs are doing? We can fill you in.

Out With the Old, In With the New Vanguard
Many longtime observers of Vanguard have been questioning the company’s direction, wondering if late founder Jack Bogle would approve. Do the critics have a point? Alec Lucas challenges the firm’s criticisms.  

Spread—or Invest in—the Love
During the stock rebound, investors flooded their dollars into equities and exchange-traded funds. Our analysts have put those strategies in the spotlight time and time again. Now, it is time to pass the mic to the most shunned fund groups. Click here for contrarian investment ideas.  

BITO’s Still Got Bite
Bitcoin investors have been HODL (“holding on for dear life”) lately, but they are far from fazed. Even though bitcoin has collapsed 46%, investors are not afraid of the volatility. Take ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO) for example, which finished the year with $1.2 billion in assets. Katherine Lynch comments on crypto investor resiliency.  

Are you new to the crypto game? We suggest you start here

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Carole Hodorowicz does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.