In yet another death of a dot-com fund complex, the Van Ness Funds yesterday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to liquidate all five of its index funds. The funds were distributed through, an online financial services firm, which targeted younger investors with the funds and financial planning advice.

With the closing of the funds, and the Van Ness Funds join the likes other dot-com firms that have recently fizzled. Last year, Funds,, Allied Owners Action Fund and all pulled the plug on their struggling online fund offerings.

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