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LEMCX Lord Abbett Emerging Markets Local Bd C

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Fund LEMCX Lord Abbett Emerging Markets Local Bd C EMLC VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM LC Bd ETF LEMB iShares Emerg Mkts Local Currency Bond  
100% 94% 86%
Annual Fees
(1.77% Exp. Ratio)
(0.47% Exp. Ratio)
(0.50% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.05% annual return
$10,742.41 $15,936.67 $15,793.19
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,194.26 +$5,050.78
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 6.90%
3 YR -6.42%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 8.77%
3 YR -4.31%
5 YR -1.46%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.01%
3 YR -3.23%
5 YR -0.40%
10 YR --
The investment seeks total return. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in emerging market debt securities denominated in local (non-U.S.) currencies and derivative instruments that are intended to provide economic exposure to such debt securities or emerging market currencies. It may invest in all types of emerging market debt securities and derivative instruments. The fund may invest in securities of any credit quality, maturity, or duration. 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 J.P. Morgan GBI-EMG Core Index (the "Emerging Markets 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 bonds issued by emerging market governments and denominated in the local currency of the issuer. It may concentrate its investments in a particular industry or group of industries to the extent that the index concentrates in an industry or group of industries. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Broad Local Currency Bond Index composed of local currency denominated, emerging market sovereign bonds. 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 measures the performance of local currency-denominated sovereign bond markets of emerging market countries. The fund is non-diversified.

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