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Subject:  Vanguards vs Spiders? Date:  1/14/2000  5:46 PM
Author:  samcwang Number:  17819 of 108331

For my IRA account, are there any advantages in investing in the commercial index funds, such as the Vanguard 500 over the S&P 500 index fund (spiders?)? Don't they both track how the market is doing? Would it be cheaper to invest in one over the other in terms of various adminstrative fees?

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