Investing Specialists

Morningstar Runs the Numbers

Inspired by Harper's Index (with a tip of the hat to FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits blog), Morningstar Runs the Numbers uses a numbers-based approach to highlight recent Morningstar research, along with some outside news stories.

After Vanguard's news last week that expenses on 10 of its exchange-traded funds would be lower in 2019, we took a look at the downward trend in fees at several Vanguard funds against competitors in four charts. does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.