Our US Government Bond strategy is a high quality, intermediate maturity strategy for risk averse investors, comprised of 100% US Government securities. The strategy focuses on US Treasury securities, government agency debentures and agency mortgage securities with an average maturity of one to five years. The strategy seeks to generate income without the volatility of longer maturity bonds.
||Merrill Lynch 1-5 year Treasury Index
||US Treasury securities, US Agency debentures,
and US Agency mortgages
||1 - 10 years
||1.75 - 3.25 years
|Average Credit Quality