Many firms are embracing commodities within their target-date funds to help dampen volatility, but not all are. According to last Thursday's Wall Street journal Fund Track article
, firms such as T. Rowe Price Group
, Principal Funds
and Fidelity Investments
have all made commodities a part of their portfolios.
However, other players such as American Century Investments
and Vanguard Group
have all reportedly ignored commodities in their target-date funds, instead aiming to keep their portfolios simple.
Fundsters interested in learning more about the benefits and risks of commodities-based target-date funds may want to check out the rest of the article.
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