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Vanguard Changing Their Indexes

Vanguard is changing their target benchmarks for many funds. It appears that their licensing deal with MSCI has expired and they are moving to FTSE and CRSP. http://www.vanguard.com/us/insights/article/fund-announcement-10022012

They expect to save money with lower cost licensing expenses. While they foresee some turnover, Vanguard is claiming that there will be no capital gain distributions as a result of the changes. We shall see...