What others have said about

one of our Mutual Fund Groups

 

American Funds

 

“[American Funds] 30 mutual funds, whose adviser is Los Angeles-based Capital Research and Management [Company], were helped by a relatively strong showing during the market downturn earlier the decade. …
[The investment management] system dates to the Great Depression and has succeeded through dozens of market cycles since then. … From the outset the firm has emphasized buying securities at reasonable prices, taking a long-term view (with low turnover, relative to other fund firms) and carrying out top-notch research to provide an edge in security selection. …
… [American funds has] a formidable investment system, an enviable culture and an estimable roster of analyst and portfolio managers …

- Barron's, January , 2007

 

Capital World Growth and Income Fund - “...[I]ts broad investment mandate, long term approach, and superb research and management capabilities give us confidence in [Capital World Growth and Income Fund] over the long haul. It’s quite reasonably priced, too.

- Morningstar Mutual Funds, November 16, 2006

 

EuroPacific Growth Fund – American Funds EuroPacific Growth [Fund has} a proven multimanager discipline, a strong long-term risk-reward profile and an expense ratio of just 0.76% [as of its most recent fiscal year-end of March 31, 2006].

- Morningstar.com, December 26, 2006

 

American Balanced Fund – [American Balanced Fund’s] mixture of big-company stocks and higher-quality bonds can provide such a solid anchor that you wouldn’t need to add many other funds in order to provide a suitably well-diversified …portfolio.
… It’s the skill with which its managers have invested that gives it that status. …
… In fact, this is still one of the category’s better choices --- especially if used as a high-quality core with a few topnotch supplemental funds. Its low expense ratio --- which has fallen sharply in recent years --- is another plus.
- Morningstar Mutual Funds, October 21, 2006

 

New World Fund – “American Funds New World [Fund] follows a somewhat unique investment strategy. It provides exposure to economic growth in the developing world through a combination of direct investment in emerging stock markets and stakes in companies residing in industrialized nations …
… [T]his fund is one of the most sensible ways to participate in the long-tern growth of emerging economies without incurring the full brunt of the risks commonly associated with that asset class. …The seasoned, skilled managers of this low-cost offering are well aware of those [risks], and we think they can be trusted to deliver in the long run.
- Morningstar Mutual Funds, November 21, 2006

 

The Growth Fund of America – Although many mutual funds get scorned for asset bloat, [The] Growth Fund of America, the nation’s largest mutual fund … doesn’t appear to have any digestive problems. …

What also makes [this fund] unique is the way it’s managed. Although the fund is run by a team of [ten], each of these “portfolio counselors” oversees a distinct pool of money. …

“It’s a very cohesive group there,” says [director of Standard & Poor’s Mutual fund Services Zoe] Brunson … “I get more and more comfortable with their approach.”

- BusinessWeek, March 30, 2006

 

Capital Income Builder– American Funds Capital Income Builder… [is] a great option over the long haul.

This is one of the more conservative options in the already not-too-racy world-allocation category. …

Every [portfolio counselor] has vast experience and often decades of tenure at the firm. …

This rock-solid fund can make a good portfolio anchor for most investors.

- Morningstar Mutual Funds, March 21, 2007

 

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