August 26, 2019
John W. Rogers, Jr. talks to David Rubenstein about what makes a great leader and his story to success.
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Mr. Rogers candidly discusses his viewpoints of market conditions and certain specific companies. The information contained in the video is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness. It should not be considered investment advice. The opinions expressed in this video were current at the time of interview, but are subject to change. The information provided in this video does not provide information reasonably sufficient upon which to base an investment decision and should not be considered a recommendation to purchase or sell any particular security.
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Past performance does not guarantee future results. Lipper, Inc. is a nationally recognized organization that reports performance and calculates rankings for mutual funds based on total returns. Each fund is ranked within a universe of funds with similar investment objectives. As quoted in the article, Ariel Fund’s (Investor Class) top rank in its category–no. 1 Mid-Cap Core fund (out of 212) since market’s 2009 bottom is for the period of 3/9/2009 through 6/30/2019. Ariel Fund ranked 83 out of 185, 18 out of 138, and 1 out of 99 respectively, among Mid Cap Value funds in the Lipper universe, for the one-, five- and ten-year periods ending 6/30/2019. Lipper classifies Ariel Fund as a Mid Cap Value Fund.
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