Why This Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Won't Help You Beat the Market

Why This Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Won't Help You Beat the Market
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The Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEMKT: VOO) is often touted as one of the best money-making investments you can make, especially for investors who lack the time for, or interest in, picking their own stocks. It's an index fund, meant to mimic the performance of an index -- in this case, the S&P 500. Index funds are composed of the same stocks as the index they track.