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Old 07-25-2008, 10:08 PM   #1
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VCVLX- Vanguard Capital Value Fund

I was considering buying a chunk of this and DCA'ing into it over the next few months (Simple IRA). Any reasons why I should not? It's trading pretty low right now....seems like a deal


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Old 07-26-2008, 08:00 AM   #2
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What are you thoughts on the fund not keeping up with its category or index? The funds holdings do seem set right for a market change (more financials and less energy) ....we do want to buy low! I recently moved some money into JSVAX- Janus Contrarion Fund for similar reasons. The expense ratio is higher than VCVLX but the fund out performs its category and index by a wide margin.

Hoping to learn from you. I am new to the forum and most of my investments are in mutual funds.
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Old 07-26-2008, 09:20 PM   #4
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My initial reason for looking at this was the dramatic drop in share price over the last year. Other than that, I have no basis for buying it. Just seems cheap
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well, for the record i waited til sept and bought a nice chunk, then dca'd a same size chunk over the next 4 months...which effectively has returned about 80% since i made the investment....not too bad! good thing i didnt go all-in in july....although i'd still be up a considerable amount
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