American Funds Inflation Linked Bond boasts a strong team of rates specialists and wider resources, but its emphasis on macro decisions, including bold rates calls and short credit positioning, could result in higher volatility relative to more straightforward inflation bond offerings. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for its cheapest share classes and a Negative for its priciest shares.
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