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TIKRX TIAA-CREF Inflation Link Bd R

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Fund TIKRX TIAA-CREF Inflation Link Bd R SCHP Schwab US TIPS ETF™ FSIQX Fidelity® Inflation-Prot Bd Idx Inv  
Similarity
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100% 94% 99%
Annual Fees
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$53.08
(0.52% Exp. Ratio)
$7.15
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
$19.39
(0.19% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.07% annual return
$15,832.16 $18,127.73 $17,485.92
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,295.57 +$1,653.76
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 2.35%
3 YR 1.00%
5 YR 0.23%
10 YR 3.46%
1 YR RETURN 3.86%
3 YR 1.72%
5 YR 0.84%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 3.65%
3 YR 1.59%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks a long-term rate of return that outpaces inflation, primarily through investment in inflation-linked bonds. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in fixed-income securities whose principal value increases or decreases based on changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers ("CPI-U"), over the life of the security. Typically, it will invest in U.S. Treasury Inflation-Indexed Securities ("TIIS"). Under most circumstances, the fund's investments in inflation-linked bonds of foreign issuers are generally less than 20% of its assets.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series L). The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities included in the index. The index includes all publicly-issued U.S. TIPS that have at least one year remaining to maturity, are rated investment grade and have $250 million or more of outstanding face value. The TIPS in the index must be denominated in U.S. dollars and must be fixed-rate and non-convertible. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities not included in its index.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the total return of the inflation-protected sector of the United States Treasury market. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in inflation-protected debt securities included in the Barclays® U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series-L). It engages in transactions that have a leveraging effect on the fund, including investments in derivatives - such as swaps (interest rate, total return, and credit default) and futures contracts - and forward-settling securities, to adjust the fund's risk exposure.

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