Vanguard’s Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) is a low-risk investment designed for tracking the growth in market capitalization of all U.S. stocks. The main risk of the fund’s managed portfolio is that management may reduce the liquidity of the portfolio by borrowing a minority of the portfolio’s assets and lending other assets to outsiders for a fee.
The following tables provide a summary and risk-benefit analysis of the fund. References provide background information on the risks and benefits.
Copyright © 2012 Douglas R. Knight
1. ETF snapshot in XTF.com
2. ETF snapshot and SEC filings in Morningstar.com
3. Explanation of ETF scorecard with references