Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund (VTWSX). This fund, split up into over 5,300 stocks, is one of the best all-weather beast funds that exists. The fund’s imperative is to basically say, “Hey, we are going to take the most dominant American firms, and combine them with the most dominant companies that run the world outside the United States. We’ll tilt towards the biggest and baddest, and own everything else, too.”
Imagine a baseball team that pepetually consisted of a prime Stan Musial, Ty Cobb, and Willie Mays in the outfield, Lou Gehrig at first, Rogers Hornsby at second, Honus Wagner at short, Brooks Robinson at third, Hank Aaron at DH, and Bob Gibson at the mound.
You’re getting that kind of All-Star with the top holdings in Vanguard’s Total World Stock Index Fund: Apple. Exxon. Google. General Electric. Microsoft. Johnson & Johnson. Chevron. Wells Fargo. Nestle. Procter & Gamble.… Read the rest of this article!