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    1. Blurred Lines for Funds a Mixed Blessing for Investors

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      Tue, 11 Mar 2014

      emerging-markets stocks with emerging-markets bonds and other assets. Other funds (such as veteran American Funds New World NEWFX , around since 1999, and Thornburg Developing World THDAX, which appeared 10 years later) concentrate on emerging-markets

    2. From Barron’s, January 20, 2014 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 18 Jan 2014

      resources or are state-owned. Active EM funds offer more flexibility: value HLEMX , go-anywhere THDAX , Asian G&I MACSX , NEWFX [it has 59% in multinationals with strong EM presence; 11% in EM bonds], and consumer ETF ECON . Pg 27: Lately, cheap

    3. A Checklist for Fund Investors

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      Thu, 19 Dec 2013

      because it has a more palatable risk profile than the passively managed alternatives. That applies to American Funds New World NEWFX , which is far more conservative than most emerging-markets equity funds because it owns bonds and a slug of developed-markets

    4. Economic Growth Doesn't Equal Portfolio Growth

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      Mon, 9 Dec 2013

      That's one reason why most of my developing-markets exposure now comes via my 401(k) holding in American Funds New World NEWFX , which owns developed-markets companies that stand to benefit from growth in emerging-markets rather than focusing exclusively

    5. How Do You Approach Emerging Markets?

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      Sun, 8 Dec 2013

      work." In a similar vein, posters mentioned obtaining diversified emerging-markets exposure via American Funds New World NEWFX , which employs an even more diffuse take on emerging markets. Chief K wrote, "I get my emerging-markets exposure through

    6. From Barron’s, September 9, 2013 (Part 1)

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      Sat, 7 Sep 2013

      and S Africa have fallen sharply due to the outflows of foreign funds. Three EM funds that have held up well this year are NEWFX [balanced EM; load 5.75%], EAEMX [equal-weight adjusted according to EMs or frontier markets; no load], BLSAX

    7. Medalist Emerging-Markets Funds Open for Business

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      Thu, 22 Aug 2013

      funds stand out in terms of their preference to err on the side of caution. That includes Gold-rated American Funds New World NEWFX , which strikes a unique profile because it keeps around 40% of assets in developed-markets names and emerging-markets

    8. Readers Discuss: Are Emerging Markets a Buy?

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      Sun, 4 Aug 2013

      from a variety of holdings. (It's my personal holding in emerging markets, too.) "I use the American Funds New World NEWFX with a range of 5% to 15% [of my portfolio]," this poster wrote. "It is a very conservative emerging-markets fund

    9. Attention Emerging-Markets Stock-Fund Shoppers

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      Wed, 31 Jul 2013

      ETF version of the fund, Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF VWO , is even cheaper, at 0.18%. American Funds New World NEWFX | Analyst Rating: Gold | Year-to-Date Performance: +1.7% Unlike some of its peers, this fund invests a substantial

    10. Risk Parity in a Rising Rates Regime

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      Wed, 24 Jul 2013

      years. My aim was to remind readers that it isn't always a good idea to sell weak performers or, in the case of New World NEWFX , to point out that a fund's absolute returns are often more important than its percentile rankings. This time around, I'll

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