Investment Objective. The Trust was created to invest and hold substantially all of its assets in Gold Coins. The Trust seeks to provide a secure, convenient and exchange-traded investment alternative for investors interested in holding physical gold without the inconvenience that is typical of a direct investment in physical gold. The Trust does not anticipate making regular cash distributions to Unitholders.
Investment Objective. The Trust’s investment objective is to target high risk-adjusted returns produced primarily from current income generated by investing primarily in directly originated, senior secured corporate debt instruments. The Trustees shall have power with respect to the Trust to manage, conduct, operate and carry on the business of a business development company. The Independent Trustees shall review the investment policies of the Trust with sufficient frequency (not less often than annually) to determine that the policies being followed by the Trust are in the best interests of its Shareholders. Each such determination and the basis therefor shall be set forth in the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees.
Investment Objective. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a broad, market-weighted bond index. Principal Investment Strategies The Fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index. This Index represents a wide spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed income securities in the United States— including government, corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities—all with maturities of more than 1 year. The Fund invests by sampling the Index, meaning that it holds a broadly diversified collection of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. All of the Fund’s investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of the Fund’s assets will be invested in bonds held in the Index. The Fund maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity consistent with that of the Index, which generally ranges between 5 and 10 years. Principal Risks An investment in the Fund could lose money over short or even long periods. You should expect the Fund’s share price and total return to fluctuate within a wide range, like the fluctuations of the .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... overall bond market. The Fund is subject to the following risks, which could affect the Fund’s performance: • Interest rate risk, which is the chance that bond prices will decline because of rising interest rates. Interest rate risk should be moderate for the Fund because it invests primarily in short- and intermediate-term bonds, whose prices are less sensitive to interest rate changes than are the prices of long-term bonds. • Income risk, which is the chance that the Fund’s income will decline because of falling interest rates. Income risk is generally high for short-term bond funds and moderate for intermediate-term bond funds, so investors should expect the Fund’s monthly income to fluctuate accordingly. • Call risk, which is the chance that during periods of falling interest rates, issuers of callable bonds may call (redeem) securities with higher coupon rates or interest rates before their maturity dates. The Fund would then lose any price appreciation above the bond’s call price and would be forc...
Investment Objective. The Portfolio will notify the Funds at least 60 days prior to changing its investment objective or policies.
Investment Objective. The objective of the Sub-Adviser Assets, established in support of the objectives of the total Fund, is capital appreciation over the long term. Under normal market conditions, the Sub-Adviser will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including amounts borrowed for investment purposes) in the securities of small capitalization companies. If the Small Cap Value Fund changes this investment policy, it will notify its Adviser at least 60 days in advance of the change, which will promptly notify the Sub-Adviser. The Fund considers small capitalization companies to be U.S. companies whose market capitalization is $2 billion or smaller at the time of purchase. The Sub-Adviser's investment in equity securities may include common and preferred stocks. The Sub-Adviser may also invest up to 15% of its assets in American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"). ADRs are equity securities traded on U.S. exchanges, including NASDAQ, that are generally issued by banks or trust companies to evidence ownership of foreign equity securities. All Sub-Adviser purchases for the Fund must be made in the equities of companies that have market capitalization of $2 billion or less. In addition, the Sub-Adviser has been hired to manage the money in a manner consistent with investing in value stocks. The Fund will seek to remain in the Small Cap Value portion of the Morningstar Style Box. To do so, the Adviser may require the Sub-Advisers to reduce their portfolios' exposure to stocks that fail to be defined by Morningstar as "value stocks". In addition, the Adviser may require the Sub-Advisers to reduce their portfolios' exposure to stocks that exceed $2 billion market capitalization.