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John C. Bogle: 1929–: Saint Jack

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes the founding of the Vanguard mutual fund company by Jack Bogle and development of index funds.


Other Responses to the Bear Market

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Well before the start of the bear market of the 1970s people in the fund industry, at the SEC, in academia, and elsewhere had thought of new types of funds and of new ways to distribute fund shares ... More


Other Responses to theBear Market

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Well before the start of the prolonged bear market of the 1970s, people in the mutual fund industry, at the Securities and Exchange Commission, in academia, and elsewhere thought about the creation ... More


The Value-Extracting Enablers

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

in Predatory Value Extraction: How the Looting of the Business Corporation Became the US Norm and How Sustainable Prosperity Can Be Restored

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter explains historical and systemic sources of institutional activism. Starting from re-examining underlying principles of New Deal financial regulations established in the 1930s that ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Understanding Market Efficiency (and Its Limitations)

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter looks at a vital prerequisite for successful investing: understanding market efficiency and its limitations. The 1960s saw the emergence of a new theory of finance and investing, a body ... More


Myron S. Scholes

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the career of Myron S. Scholes who received the Nobel Prize in 1997. Born in 1941, Scholes went to McMaster University for his B.A. and completed his Ph.D. at the University of ... More


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