The World is Changing
The next decade is sure to be a time of unprecedented change, as the pace of innovation grows and the world continues to get smaller. While change can be both exciting and intimidating, one thing is
GLOBAL—THE NEW CORE®
The word "core" can mean many things including the most essential or most vital part of something.
As people, businesses and economies around the world become more intertwined, it has become more essential to have a global perspective when it comes to investing. Adjusting the core of your investment portfolio to the new global marketplace opens a world of investment opportunities.
Is your portfolio positioned to take part?
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Important Legal Information
All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. Stock prices fluctuate, sometimes rapidly and dramatically, due to factors affecting individual companies, particular industries or sectors, or general market conditions. Bond prices generally move in the opposite direction of interest rates. Thus, as the prices of bonds in the fund adjust to a rise in interest rates, the fund's share price may decline.
Special risks are associated with foreign investing, including currency fluctuations, economic instability and political developments. Investments in developing markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with these markets' smaller size and lesser liquidity. These and other risk considerations are discussed in a fund's prospectus.
For more information on any of our funds, contact your financial advisor or download a free prospectus. Investors should carefully consider a fund's investment goals, risks, sales charges and expenses before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money.
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