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Fund VTGIX Vontobel Global Emerging Mkts Eq Instl I SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF™ DBEM Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Em Mkts Hdgd Eq  
100% 87% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.98% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
(0.65% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.56% annual return
$37,739.19 $48,770.41 $41,700.48
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$11,031.22 +$3,961.29
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN -0.95%
3 YR -1.31%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 12.91%
3 YR -1.31%
5 YR 1.57%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 6.10%
3 YR -1.25%
5 YR 0.52%
10 YR --
The investment seeks providing capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities including common and preferred stocks, securities convertible or exchangeable into common stocks, warrants, rights to purchase common stocks, exchange traded funds ("ETFs") and sponsored and unsponsored American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"), European Depositary Receipts ("EDRs"), Global Depositary Receipts ("GDRs") and real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), of issuers located in emerging markets countries; such issuers may be of any capitalization.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return of the FTSE Emerging Index. The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in stocks that are included in the index. The index is comprised of large and mid capitalization companies in emerging market countries, as defined by the index provider. It will concentrate its investments (i.e., hold 25% or more of its total assets) in a particular industry, group of industries or sector to approximately the same extent that the index is so concentrated.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI EM US Dollar Hedged Index. The fund, using a "passive" or indexing investment approach, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before fees and expenses, of the underlying index, which is designed to track emerging market performance while mitigating exposure to fluctuations between the value of the U.S. dollar and the currencies of the countries included in the underlying index. It will invest at least 80% of its total assets in component securities of the underlying index.

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