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TEDTX TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Debt Retire

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Fund TEDTX TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Debt Retire HYEM VanEck Vectors EM High Yield Bond ETF EMHY iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond  
Similarity
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100% 85% 85%
Annual Fees
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$91.85
(0.90% Exp. Ratio)
$40.82
(0.40% Exp. Ratio)
$51.03
(0.50% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.06% annual return
$14,037.49 $16,325.25 $15,840.62
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,287.76 +$1,803.13
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 8.96%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 10.57%
3 YR 4.81%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 10.40%
3 YR 5.76%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks a favorable long-term total return, through income and capital appreciation, by investing primarily in a portfolio of emerging markets fixed-income investments. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in fixed-income securities of emerging market issuers or in instruments with economic characteristics similar to emerging market fixed-income securities. It primarily invests in a broad range of sovereign, quasi-sovereign and corporate fixed-income securities rated B- or better but may also invest in fixed-income securities having a lower credit rating. 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 track the investment results of the Morningstar® Emerging Markets High Yield Bond IndexSM. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, including shares of money market funds advised by BFA or its affiliates. The index tracks the performance of the below-investment-grade U.S. dollar-denominated emerging market sovereign and corporate high yield bond market. The fund is non-diversified.

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