Why It Pays to Own More Than One Index Fund
Proponents say that fundamental funds are better mousetraps that can outperform their benchmarks. Maybe so. But Jacobs argues that investors should proceed with care, holding a diverse basket of index funds.
At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.
This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
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