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FRSTX Franklin Strategic Income A

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Fund FRSTX Franklin Strategic Income A FSICX Fidelity® Strategic Income  
100% 88%
Annual Fees
(0.88% Exp. Ratio)
(0.71% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.09% annual return
$14,260.79 $15,013.09
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$752.30
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 6.72%
3 YR 2.25%
5 YR 4.61%
10 YR 5.35%
1 YR RETURN 9.60%
3 YR 4.54%
5 YR 5.21%
10 YR 6.18%
The investment seeks to earn a high level of current income; long-term capital appreciation is a secondary goal. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 65% of its assets in U.S. and foreign debt securities, including those in emerging markets. Debt securities include all varieties of fixed, variable and floating rate income securities, including bonds, U.S. and foreign government and agency securities, corporate loans (and loan participations), mortgage-backed securities and other asset-backed securities and convertible securities.
The investment seeks a high level of current income; capital appreciation is a secondary consideration. The fund invests primarily in debt securities, including lower-quality debt securities (those of less than investment-grade quality, also referred to as high yield debt securities or junk bonds). It allocates the fund's assets among four general investment categories: high yield securities, U.S. government and investment-grade securities, emerging market securities, and foreign developed market securities.

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