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What is an Index Fund?

What is an Index Fund?

An index fund is an investment that tracks a market index, typically made up of stocks or bonds.

Index funds typically invest in all the components that are included in the index they track, and they have fund managers whose job it is to make sure that the index fund performs the same as the index does.

You can't invest directly in an index, but you can invest in a fund, through either an index mutual fund or an ETF.

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