Glossary of Financial Terms
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U.S. Government Securities
Securities issued by the U.S. government. Examples include; Treasury notes, Treasury bills and Treasury bonds.
US Bond Fund
US bond funds seek current income. Generally invest in debt securities of US companies and/or government agencies.
US Equity Fund
US Equity funds seek growth by normally investing in US equities.
World Developed Markets Bond Fund
World Developed Markets Equity Funds seek growth by normally investing in equity securities located in developed markets throughout the world, across multiple regions and/or countries.
World Emerging Markets Equity Fund
World Emerging Markets Equity Funds seek growth by normally investing in equity securities from emerging markets (multiple countries). Funds normally can include all countries, with these exceptions: US, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Western European countries.
World Markets Bond Fund
World Markets Balanced Funds generally invest in a combination of equities, money markets and bonds across various countries. The allocation to each asset category may vary according to market conditions.
World Market Equity Fund
World Markets Equity Funds seek growth by normally investing in equity securities from developed and emerging markets.
The percentage rate of return of the annual dividends paid on a stock, a bond, or a mutual fund.