This week, we converse with Charlie Ellis, Chair of the Yale Endowment, Vanguard Board member, and founding father of Greenwich Associates. Along with that CV, Ellis is is the creator of 19 books, together with the funding traditional Successful the Loser’s Recreation. His most up-to-date ebook is Inside Vanguard: Management Secrets and techniques From the Firm That Continues to Rewrite the Guidelines of the Investing Enterprise.
We talk about his perspective as an insider on the historical past and growth of how the Vanguard Group. He tells how Jack Bogle pivoted from energetic fund administration and gross sales to indexes, which in keeping with his contract, he was not allowed to “promote” (they might solely be purchased).
Ellis recollects that “Bogle was a pressure of nature” who created and honed the agency’s philosophy and tradition of sturdy ethics. However Ellis additionally factors out that many of the agency’s development came about after Bogle stepped down as CEO.
That is our third dialog with the finance legend (see 2015 and 2017 editions). A transcript of our dialog is offered right here tomorrow.
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Inside Vanguard: Management Secrets and techniques From the Firm That Continues to Rewrite the Guidelines of the Investing Enterprise.
Successful the Loser’s Recreation.