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The fund has returned -4.33 percent over the past year, and 2.90 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize real return without assuming what the Adviser considers to be undue risk. The fund pursues its objective by investing principally ininflation-indexed securities (such as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities ("TIPS") or inflation-indexed securities from issuers other than the U.S.Treasury) or by gaining inflation protection through derivatives transactions,such as inflation (CPI) swaps or total return swaps linked to TIPS. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assetsin fixed-income securities.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianceBernstein Bond Inflation Strategy Fund has an expense ratio of 0.51 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.