The investment seeks maximum real return, consistent with prudent investment management.
The fund normally invests in commodity-linked derivative instruments backed by a portfolio of inflation-indexed securities and other Fixed Income Instruments. "Fixed Income Instruments" include bonds, debt securities and other similar instruments issued by various U.S. and non-U.S. public- or private-sector entities. It will seek to gain exposure to the commodity markets primarily through investments in leveraged or unleveraged commodity index-linked notes. The fund may also invest up to 10% of total assets in preferred stocks.