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CONVERTIBLE UPDATE

Several readers have alerted me that Vanguard has closed its convertible fund to new investors. My apologies for missing this development. Frankly, it never occurred to me that Vanguard might shutter a fund with only $1 billion of assets. But they did.

August 2004 Issue

In this month’s visit, I’ll show you how to fatten your portfolio regardless of who wins. Hint: Both candidates will grapple with the same set of economic challenges in 2005, so you can make a tidy fortune if you understand what those are (and how they’re likely to be dealt with). We’re already preparing for the road ahead by pocketing profits of more than 90% on our small-cap stocks while shifting cash into bonds, high-yielding blue chip stocks and even a low-risk “hedge fund.”