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Vanguard international/global stock funds

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Vanguard® Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.
  • Follows a passively managed, full replication approach.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/27/20140.33%
Avg. Diversified Emerging Markets Fund expense ratio1.58%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® European Stock Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of Europe.
  • Holds stocks of companies located in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
  • Follows a passively managed, full replication approach.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/27/20140.26%
Avg. Europe Stock Fund expense ratio1.51%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Global Equity Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in stocks of all sizes in the U.S. and foreign markets.
  • Typically invests across a wide range of industries, and purchases securities that represent a mix of value and growth stocks from established and emerging markets.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 01/28/20140.61%
Avg. World Stock Fund expense ratio1.35%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® International Growth Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in the stocks of foreign companies believed by the advisors to exhibit above-average growth potential.
  • Maintains geographic diversity by tracking more than 1,000 stocks from more than 20 developed markets in Europe and the Pacific Rim.
  • Follows a diversified, multi-manager approach.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 12/23/20130.48%
Avg. Foreign Large Growth Fund expense ratio1.43%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® International Value Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in the stocks of large, midsize, and smaller foreign companies in developed and emerging foreign markets.
  • Conducts extensive research, selecting companies the advisor believes are  undervalued, but demonstrate solid, long-term growth potential.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/26/20140.43%
Avg. Foreign Large Value Fund expense ratio1.33%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® International Explorer™ Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in smaller companies based outside the United States.
  • Uses fundamental research methods—including extensive discussions with company managers and the assessment of earnings, market share, and product or service competitiveness.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/25/20140.36%
Avg. Foreign Small/Mid Growth Fund expense ratio1.57%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Pacific Stock Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of the Pacific region.
  • Holds stocks of companies located in Japan (the major index component), Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Singapore.
  • Follows a passively managed, full replication approach.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/27/20140.26%
Avg. Diversified Pacific/Asia Stock Fund expense ratio1.45%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Developed Markets Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the investment performance of FTSE Developed ex North America Index.
  • Provides a convenient way to match the performance of a diversified group of stocks of large- and mid-capitalization companies in developed equity markets excluding the U.S. and Canada.
  • Follows a passively managed, index sampling approach.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 04/07/20140.09%
Avg. Foreign Large Blend Fund expense ratio1.22%
 
Minimum initial investment
IRAs
UGMA/UTMAs
 

Vanguard® Total International Stock Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in Europe, the Pacific region, and emerging markets.
  • Passively managed using index sampling techniques.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/27/20140.22%
Avg. Foreign Large Blend Fund expense ratio1.22%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Total World Stock Index Fund

  • Invests in both foreign and U.S. stocks.
  • Goal is to closely track the return of the FTSE All-World Index.
  • Covers both well-established and still-developing markets.
  • Has high potential for growth, but also high risk; share value may swing up and down more than U.S. or international stock funds.
  • Only appropriate for long-term goals.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/27/20140.30%
Avg. World Stock Fund expense ratio1.35%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

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