quote by John C. Bogle

The mutual fund industry has been built, in a sense, on witchcraft.

— John C. Bogle

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Mutual fund quote If the feelings are mutual, the effort will be equal.

If the feelings are mutual, the effort will be equal.

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Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification.

And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks.

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds or savings accounts? Income property is the most historically proven asset class in America, if not the entire world. I rest my case.

Mutual fund quote We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone wh

We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.

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It's the company itself, but most of these mutual fund companies, the guy who runs the company is just a fact totem and the guy who runs the money is the power. But we really don't know who they are.

I don't think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification.

Surprise! The returns reported by mutual funds aren't actually earned by mutual fund investors.

We need a mutual fund industry with both vision and values;

a vision of fiduciary duty and shareholder service, and values rooted in the proven principles of long-term investing and of trusteeship that demands integrity in serving our clients.

I've not found ! one single mutual fund, one single real estate investment, any gold, silver or anything else that has given me higher returns than: me investing in myself.

Most active mutual funds are more interested in collecting fees than in boosting returns for investors.

I talk to hundreds of companies a year and spend hour after hour in heady pow-wows with CEOs, financial analysts and my colleagues in the mutual-fund business, but I stumble onto the big winners in extracurricular situations, the same way you do.

In the long run, a portfolio of well chosen stocks and/or equity mutual funds will always outperform a portfolio of bonds or a money-market account. In the long run, a portfolio of poorly chosen stocks won't outperform the money left under the mattress.

The best argument for mutual funds is that they offer safety and diversification. But they don't necessarily offer safety and diversification.

The mutual fund industry and small investors are very relentless and very unforgiving if people don't perform.

The principal role of the mutual fund is to serve its investors.

Everyone has the brainpower to make money in stocks.

Not everyone has the stomach. If you are susceptible to selling everything in a panic, you ought to avoid stocks and mutual funds altogether.

Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.

Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.

If you have the stomach for stocks, but neither the time nor the inclination to do the homework, invest in equity mutual funds.

There are tons of people who are late to trends by nature and adopt a trend after it's no longer in fashion. They exist in mutual funds. They exist in clothes. They exist in cars. They exist in lifestyles.

At first, the only thing that I learned was to save.

Then I learned about mutual fund, then later on direct stock investments. I also went into small businesses and even real estate.

Equity mutual funds are the perfect solution for people who want to own stocks without doing their own research.

True love is unconditional. And if it is a 'Conditions Apply' scenari, then it isn't true love. It is as good as a mutual fund.

I have become increasingly convinced that the past records of mutual fund managers are essentially worthless in predicting future success. The few examples of consistently superior performance occur no more frequently than can be expected by chance.

Where I'm from we don't trust paper. Wealth is what's here on the premises. If I open a cupboard and see, say, thirty cans of tomato sauce and a five-pound bag of rice, I get a little thrill of well-being - much more so than if I take a look at the quarterly dividend report from my mutual fund.

If you hope to have more money tomorrow than you have today, you've got to put a chunk of your assets into stocks. Sooner or later, a portfolio of stocks or stock mutual funds will turn out to be a lot more valuable than a portfolio of bonds or CDs or money-market funds.

There's accountability in the mutual fund industry.

And they've been tremendous engines of wealth for people and they're going to continue to be so.

Many financial advisors recommend that you diversify for your own protection.

What they fail to tell you is that it is also for their protection. Since most financial advisors cannot tell you exactly which stock or mutual fund is a great investment, they tell you to buy a bunch of them.

Ex-Fidelity mutual fund manager Peter Lynch was certainly brilliant in one respect: he knew to get out when the gettin was good.

Wall Street, with its army of brokers, analysts, and advisers funneling trillions of dollars into mutual funds, hedge funds, and private equity funds, is an elaborate fraud.

Yes, the investor is often his own worst enemy.

Yes, the marketing colossus known as the mutual fund industry provides the weaponry which enables investors to indulge their suicidal instincts. No, the fund industry was hardly an innocent bystander in the market boom and the subsequent carnage. "We have met the enemy and he is us"... all of us.

Mutual funds give people the sense that they're investing with the big boys and that they're really not at a disadvantage entering the stock market.

If you don't like the idea that most of the money spent on lottery tickets supports government programs, you should know that most of the earnings from mutual funds support investment advisors' and mutual fund managers' retirement.

Many novice real estate investors soon quit the profession and invest in a well-diversified portfolio of bonds. That's because, when you invest in real estate, you often see a side of humanity that stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and saving money shelter you from.

And I think the more money you put in people's hands, the more they will spend.

And if they don't spend it, they invest it. And investing it is another way of creating jobs. It puts money into mutual funds or other kinds of banks that can go out and make loans, and we need to do that.

I think you'll do as well as most professionals.

Most professionals don't beat the market. Let's not over-rate my industry. But if you have time, you can be in good mutual funds that have good records.

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