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IIGCX VanEck International Investors Gold C

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Fund IIGCX VanEck International Investors Gold C INIYX VanEck International Investors Gold Y OCMAX OCM Gold Advisors  
Similarity
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100% 100% 91%
Annual Fees
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$232.39
(2.20% Exp. Ratio)
$116.19
(1.10% Exp. Ratio)
$212.32
(2.01% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.63% annual return
$26,534.37 $37,113.49 $28,125.21
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$10,579.13 +$1,590.85
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 52.71%
3 YR 0.50%
5 YR -16.15%
10 YR -2.33%
1 YR RETURN 54.30%
3 YR 1.59%
5 YR -15.25%
10 YR -1.44%
1 YR RETURN 55.98%
3 YR 2.67%
5 YR -14.31%
10 YR -1.57%
Description
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies principally engaged in gold-related activities, instruments that derive their value from gold, gold coins and bullion. A company principally engaged in gold-related activities is one that derives at least 50% of its revenues from gold-related activities, including the exploration, mining or processing of or dealing in gold. It concentrates its investments in the gold-mining industry and therefore invests 25% or more of its total assets in such industry. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies principally engaged in gold-related activities, instruments that derive their value from gold, gold coins and bullion. A company principally engaged in gold-related activities is one that derives at least 50% of its revenues from gold-related activities, including the exploration, mining or processing of or dealing in gold. It concentrates its investments in the gold-mining industry and therefore invests 25% or more of its total assets in such industry. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund principally invests (normally at least 80% of its net assets, plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of domestic and foreign companies of any size engaged in all sectors of the gold mining and precious metals industries. A foreign company is one that is organized under the laws of a foreign country and has the principal trading market for its stock in a foreign country. The fund is non-diversified.

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