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DITIX Dreyfus Intermediate Term Income I

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Fund DITIX Dreyfus Intermediate Term Income I VBILX Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF  
Similarity
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100% 86% 86%
Annual Fees
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$56.18
(0.55% Exp. Ratio)
$9.19
(0.09% Exp. Ratio)
$9.19
(0.09% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.14% annual return
$16,001.46 $18,377.43 $18,377.43
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,375.97 +$2,375.97
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.86%
3 YR 1.89%
5 YR 2.65%
10 YR 4.34%
1 YR RETURN 2.11%
3 YR 3.19%
5 YR 3.20%
10 YR 5.28%
1 YR RETURN 2.12%
3 YR 3.20%
5 YR 3.20%
10 YR 5.26%
Description
The investment seeks to maximize total return, consisting of capital appreciation and current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed-income securities of U.S. and foreign issuers rated investment grade or the unrated equivalent as determined by the Dreyfus Corporation. The fund's portfolio can be expected to have an average effective maturity ranging between five and ten years and an average effective duration ranging between three and eight years. It will focus on U.S. securities, but may invest up to 30% of its total assets in fixed-income securities of foreign issuers.
The investment seeks the performance of a market-weighted bond index with an intermediate-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 5-10 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. The index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities between 5 and 10 years and are publicly issued. All of its investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.
The investment seeks the performance of a market-weighted bond index with an intermediate-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 5-10 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. The index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities between 5 and 10 years and are publicly issued. All of its investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.

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