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MGBMX MFS Global Bond R3

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Fund MGBMX MFS Global Bond R3 PRSNX T. Rowe Price Global Multi-Sector Bd LMGDX Laudus Mondrian Global Govt Fxd Inc  
100% 85% 87%
Annual Fees
(1.05% Exp. Ratio)
(0.77% Exp. Ratio)
(0.85% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.89% annual return
$12,791.07 $13,922.67 $13,589.84
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,131.60 +$798.77
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 6.27%
3 YR -0.48%
5 YR -0.58%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.57%
3 YR 3.92%
5 YR 4.61%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.94%
3 YR -0.43%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks total return with an emphasis on current income, but also considering capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in debt instruments of U.S. and foreign issuers, including emerging markets issuers. Debt instruments include U.S. government securities, corporate bonds, foreign government securities, and other obligations to repay money borrowed. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks high income and some capital appreciation. The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. It may invest in a variety of holdings in an effort to enhance income and achieve some capital growth. Up to 50% of the fund's net assets can be invested in non-U.S. dollar-denominated foreign debt securities. Up to 65% of the fund's net assets can be invested in securities and other holdings that are rated noninvestment-grade (below BBB, or an equivalent rating).
The investment seeks long-term total return consistent with its value-oriented investment approach. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including, for this purpose, any borrowings for investment purposes) in fixed income securities issued by governments, government agencies or instrumentalities including government-sponsored entities and supra-national entities. It invests primarily in fixed income securities that may also provide the potential for capital appreciation. The fund is a global fund that invests in issuers located throughout the world, including in emerging countries. It is non-diversified.

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