DWS Global Inflation Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 1 4 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
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TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 52 Inflation-Protected Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -7.90 percent over the past year, 2.16 percent over the past three years, and 4.21 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 2.8%
1 Year -7.9%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 4.2%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide maximum inflation-adjusted return. The fund normally invests in inflation-indexed bonds and other fixed income securities of varying maturities issued by the US government and non-US governments, their agencies or instrumentalities, and US and non-US corporations and derivatives related to each of these types of securities. It may also invest up to 30% of its total assets in commodity-linked derivative instruments (such as commodity-linked swaps, structured notes and futures contracts), equity securities, and securities of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Global Inflation Fund has an expense ratio of 0.62 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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