Vanguard Energy ETF Will Ride Energy Rebound Up

If you're brave, investing in this broad-based sector fund will prove rewarding when oil prices stop falling.

Investors dropped energy stocks like so many hot potatoes as crude-oil prices plummeted 55% from their highs in the summer of 2014. As a result, Standard & Poor’s Energy index sank 21% over the period, lagging the broad S&P 500-stock index by a remarkable 28 percentage points.

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Kaitlin Pitsker
Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Pitsker joined Kiplinger in the summer of 2012. Previously, she interned at the Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, N.Y., and with Chronogram magazine in Kingston, N.Y. She holds a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.