The investment seeks to achieve a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital.
The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities. The fixed income securities in which the fund may invest include, but are not limited to, bonds, convertible securities, municipal securities, mortgage-related and asset-backed securities, and obligations of U.S. and foreign governments and their agencies. The fund may invest in securities with fixed, floating or variable rates of interest.
The investment seeks to provide current income while maintaining limited price volatility.
The fund invests in a variety of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities, at least 80% of which will be short- and intermediate-term investment-grade securities. High-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of A3 or better; medium-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of Baa1, Baa2, or Baa3.