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Subject: Re: Opening IRA; need some quick advice Date: 6/24/1999 7:14 AM
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You can certainly pick any different fund that you 
like, but I would like to share some analysis I did 
when I was looking at the Vanguard funds for my dad.

 Ticker     Abbrev/Idx Mirrored  NetAssets  Inception Trans Fees          Consecutive Down Yrs  Max %Loss       1 yr    5 yr  10 yr  20 yrs
     VIVAX      Value S&P/BARRA Val  1.8B         1992                                       1  0.73%           29.80%  20.5%  20.70%
     VIGRX      GrowthS&P/BARRA Grw  2.4B         1992                                       0  0.00%           36.30%  19.5%  19.50%
     VTSMX      TotSt Wilshire 5000  5.09B        1992                                       1  0.17%           31.00%  18.9%  18.50%
     VFINX       500    S&P500       49.4B        1976                                       1  3.32%           33.20%  20.1%  17.8%  16.30%
     VEXMX      Extnd Wilshire 4500  2.72B        1987     0.25%                             2 14.05%           26.70%  17.5%  16.40%
     NAESX      SmCap Russell 2000   2.7B         1960     0.50%                             3 28.00%           24.60%  17.5%  15.80%

I hope this helps.  I got this info from the Vanguard site about 6 mnths ago.


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