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Fund SSTLX Western Asset Short-Term Bond C1 SLQD iShares 0-5 Year Invmt Grd Corp Bd ISTB iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond  
Similarity
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100% 91% 88%
Annual Fees
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$106.27
(1.04% Exp. Ratio)
$8.17
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
$8.17
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.18% annual return
$13,948.84 $18,634.61 $18,634.61
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,685.77 +$4,685.77
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.20%
3 YR 0.54%
5 YR 1.11%
10 YR 1.23%
1 YR RETURN 1.65%
3 YR 1.40%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 2.14%
3 YR 1.32%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks current income, preservation of capital and liquidity. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in "investment grade" fixed income securities. Securities in which the fund invests include corporate debt securities, bank obligations, mortgage- and asset-backed securities and securities issued by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities. It may invest up to 25% of its assets in U.S. dollar denominated securities of non-U.S. issuers. The fund may also engage in a variety of transactions using derivatives in order to change the investment characteristics of its portfolio and for other purposes.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx® USD Liquid Investment Grade 0-5 Index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds with remaining maturities of less than five years. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents. The index is designed to reflect the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated investment-grade corporate debt.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Universal 1-5 Year Index, which measures the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated taxable bonds that are rated either investment-grade or high yield with remaining maturities between one and five years. The fund invests at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not included in the index.

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