The investment seeks to produce above-average, risk-adjusted returns, in any market environment, while exhibiting less downside volatility than the S&P 500 Index.
The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of instruments providing exposure, both long and short, to the U.S. and non-U.S. equity markets, including exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), futures and options on securities, securities indices and shares of ETFs. It may hold a substantial portion of its assets in cash, cash equivalents, repurchase agreements and/or in fixed income securities that are investment grade quality and have maturities of less than three years.
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