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The Elegance of Indexing

The Elegance of Indexing

A report by the Schwab Center for Financial Research with commentary from Chuck Schwab

Investors can diversify and participate in the long-term growth of markets by including index funds in their portfolios.

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Investors should consider carefully information contained in the prospectus, including investing objectives, risks, charges and expenses. You can request a prospectus by calling 800-435-4000. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Performance may be affected by risks associated with non-diversification, including investments in specific countries or sectors. Additional risks may also include, but are not limited to, investments in foreign securities, especially emerging markets, real estate investment trusts (REITs), fixed income and small capitalization securities. Each individual investor should consider these risks carefully before investing in a particular security or strategy.

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