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Stock investing involves risk including loss of principal.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index is a capitalization-weighted index of 500 stocks designed to measure performance of the broad domestic economy through changes in the aggregate market value of 500 stocks representing all major industries.
Investing in real estate investment trusts (REIT’s) involves special risks such as potential illiquidity and may not be suitable for all investors. There is no assurance that the investment objectives of the program will be attained.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is comprised of 30 stocks that are major factors in their industries, and widely held by individuals and institutional investors.
The NASDAQ Composite Index measures aall domestic and non-U.S. based common stocks listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market. The Market value, the last sale price multiplied by total shares outstanding is calculated throughout the trading day, and is related to the total calue of the Index.
Investing in mutual funds involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Investments in specialized industry sectors have additional risks, which are outlined in the prospectus.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information about the investment company. You can obtain a prospectus from your financial representative. Read carefully before investing.
An investment in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) structured as a mutual fund or unit investment trust, involves the risk of losing money and should be considered as part of an overall program, not a complete investment program. An investment in STF’s involves additional risks: not diversified, the risks or price volatility, competitive industry pressure, international political and economi developments, possible trading halts, and index tracking errors.
Increase in interest rates will cause the prices of bonds and bond mutual funds to decline.
High yield / junk bonds are not investment grade securities, involve substantial risks and generally should be part of a diversified portfolio for sophisticated investors.
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