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Monthly Commentary

09-2013
American Funds - Dividend culture abroad holds hope for higher yield

 

Q&A: Searching for Yield Across Global
Markets
(PDF)

In this Q&A, Portfolio Manager Joyce Gordon discusses how she is approaching investing in today’s markets.

World markets review (PDF) 

Each month, our World markets review provides a concise and timely summary of key developments in the financial markets of the world’s major regions.

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