Tap In to the Growth -- and the Volatility

In early October Vanguard announced that, instead of using MSCI indices for its six international-equity ETFs, it would base those funds on FTSE indices – and Vanguard Emerging Market ETF (VWO) is one high-profile ETF that will affected by the change. It means the ETF will no longer include South Korea, as FTSE does not categorize the nation as an emerging market.

As you can well imagine, the change in Vanguard's portfolio won't (and can't) be instantaneous. Gus Sauter, Vanguard's chief investment officer, said in early October that the South Korean holdings will be sold off over a 25-week period....422 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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