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ALEHX AC Alternatives® Long Short C

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Fund ALEHX AC Alternatives® Long Short C DIVA QuantShares Hedged Dividend Income HTUS Hull Tactical US ETF  
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100% 85% 89%
Annual Fees
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$356.20
(3.43% Exp. Ratio)
$85.16
(0.82% Exp. Ratio)
$94.50
(0.91% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.85% annual return
$10,894.28 $24,246.81 $23,595.35
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$13,352.53 +$12,701.07
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN -0.03%
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1 YR RETURN 15.66%
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1 YR RETURN 8.23%
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Description
The investment seeks to provide capital appreciation. The fund pursues its investment objective by combining several long and short equity-oriented investment strategies in the pursuit of returns with lower correlation to the traditional equity markets. This alternative approach seeks to provide less volatility than traditional equity investments over the full market cycle. A full market cycle is a period of time that contains a wide variety of market environments. The financial markets are inherently cyclical and each market cycle has defined parts or stages, the most basic of which are bear market, recovery and bull market.
The investment seeks performance results that correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Indxx Hedged Dividend Income Index. The fund seeks to track the performance of the Indxx Hedged Dividend Income Index by investing at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowing for investment purposes) in common stock of the long positions in the underlying index and sells short at least 80% of the short positions in the underlying index. The index is a long/short index in which the long positions, in the aggregate, have approximately twice the weight as the short positions, in the aggregate.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by taking long and short positions in one or more exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") that seek to track the performance of the S&P 500 Index. It may also invest up to 10% of its total assets in leveraged or inverse ETFs that seek to deliver multiples (long), or the inverse (short), of the performance of the S&P 500 Index, respectively. The fund will enter into futures contracts, in conjunction with investing in shares of an S&P 500-related ETF, to seek the desired long or short exposure to the S&P 500 Index.

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