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John Bogle, founder and CEO of The Vanguard Group, is author of the book "Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor," now a bestseller. His company is the second largest mutual fund company in the world. A second company, the Vanguard 500 Index Fund, was the first index mutual fund available to the public.

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"Stock options have failed abjectly to do what they were ballyhooed to do." John Bogle
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"Capitalism requires a structure and value system that people believe in and can depend on." John Bogle
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"We've let the investor down in a great bull market." John Bogle
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"I've never seen fear take over like this in my whole career." John Bogle
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"These kind of bubbles are something that everyone participates in. That's why they are bubbles." John Bogle
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"We now have an equity fund industry that's [worth] $2 trillion, and if everyone wants their $2 trillion back tomorrow, they're not going to get it," John Bogle
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"[Mutual funds] don't last as long as you would expect; for example in the 1990s over 50 percent of all the mutual funds that have been in business during the decade are no longer here, ... If you invest in a firm you want to hold it long-term, but if the fund doesn't exist your option is nil." John Bogle
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"Jack Brennan is the best person I could possibly have found," John Bogle
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"I knew if the board was gracious to me, I'd respond with similar grace. Board membership isn't that important to me, and this was the most peaceful, decent thing to do." John Bogle
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"The Commission's new proposals for compensation disclosure provide a timely opportunity to rectify the previous omission of compensation data for mutual- fund executives." John Bogle
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"The scandal is not what's illegal. It's what's legal." John Bogle
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"If you have a billion bucks and a sense of power you will fight everything. I guess that is what is best about America and what is worst about America." John Bogle
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"I think a line was crossed; there was a rebate and that is just not permitted." John Bogle
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"In the long run it's something everybody will be doing because it reduces costs." John Bogle
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