With lower debt-to-GDP levels, fewer currencies pegged to the U.S. dollar, and higher foreign exchange reserves, emerging markets are better prepared than in past decades for the potential consequences of a Fed rate hike, Vanguard’s Joe Davis says.
Vanguard’s Kevin Jestice explains why Vanguard hedges currencies in its bond portfolios but not its equity portfolios in its Target Retirement Funds.
There are those who may believe that the current market environment for active managers is more challenging relative to historical environments. Vanguard’s Jim Rowley begs to differ and explains why.
Joe Davis, chief economist and head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, explains why investing in bonds with negative yields doesn’t mean you’re locking in losses.
A lot has changed in four decades, but Vanguard’s John Woerth reflects on the unwavering principles that has served our company and our investors well.
Target-date funds have become hugely popular in defined contribution plans, but they aren’t without their critics. Vanguard’s Jean Young offers insights into why TDFs can be a good option for many participants.
Economic forecasts can be extremely valuable in helping DB plan sponsors make appropriate investment decisions. The key is to know what’s important to look for and how to approach them. Vanguard’s Nathan Zahm addresses how.
Discerning between a passing fad and true innovation takes patience, commitment, and a willingness to embrace an ever-changing technology landscape.
The topic of financial wellness continues to generate interest—and questions—among employers. Our experts define this growing field and how it can help participants make the most of their retirement plan.
Is investing in indebted companies or countries throwing good money after bad, as some claim? The answer? It depends. Vanguard blogger Chris Philips explains and illustrates why such thinking might just be short-sighted.