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DMEAX Dreyfus Emerging Markets Debt US Dlr A

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Fund DMEAX Dreyfus Emerging Markets Debt US Dlr A HYEM VanEck Vectors EM High Yield Bond ETF HFZTX Hartford Schroders EmMkts Mlt-Sect Bd R5  
100% 86% 90%
Annual Fees
(0.90% Exp. Ratio)
(0.40% Exp. Ratio)
(0.85% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.05% annual return
$13,995.05 $16,275.89 $14,208.43
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,280.85 +$213.39
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 10.86%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 15.12%
3 YR 5.04%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 13.09%
3 YR 2.23%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to maximize total return. To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in emerging market bonds and other debt instruments denominated in U.S. dollars, and in derivative instruments that provide investment exposure to such securities. The fund's investments in bonds and other debt instruments consist principally of U.S. dollar-denominated emerging market sovereign, quasi-sovereign (i.e., a government supported, backed or majority-owned company or agency) and corporate bonds and notes, including loan participation notes (LPNs). The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the BofA Merrill Lynch Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is comprised of U.S. dollar denominated bonds issued by non-sovereign emerging market issuers that are rated BB1 or lower and that are issued in the major domestic and Eurobond markets.
The investment seeks to provide a return of capital growth and income. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of the value of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds of issuers located in emerging market countries. The adviser will allocate the fund's assets actively among sectors within the fixed-income market based on its assessments of their relative values and the risks and rewards they present. The fund is non-diversified.

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