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#8 in Short-Term Government
U.S. News evaluated 53 Short Government Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned -0.18 percent over the past year, 0.69 percent over the past three years, 2.30 percent over the past five years, and 2.75 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-0.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
The investment seeks to achieve a high level of current income, consistent with relatively low volatility of principal, by investing in obligations authorized under the Federal Credit Union Act. During normal market conditions, the fund intends to invest a substantial portion of its assets in mortgage-related securities, which include privately-issued mortgage-related securities rated, at the time of purchase, in one of the two highest rating categories by a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization ("NRSRO") and mortgage-related securities that are U.S. government securities.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Trust For Credit Unions Short Duration Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.35 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.