Seeks to Minimize Interest Rate Risk

By targeting a duration of zero, the Fund may offer traditional fixed income investors diversification against interest rate moves.
  • Also known as interest rate risk
  • A bond's sensitivity to a change in interest rates
  • For every 1% change in interest rates, a bond's price will move approximately 1% in the opposite direction for every year of duration

0.25% CHANGE IN INTEREST RATE
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(Bond prices may change in response to a variety of factors not solely related to interest rates.)

Demonstrated Stability Regardless of Rate Moves

Experience how the fund has grown through all rate environments.

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September 30, 2011

Bond prices may change in response to a variety of factors not solely related to interest rates.

So What Do I Do With My Money?

Adjust the allocation to see how the Global Long/Short Credit Fund helps you achieve your goals.

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Traditional Bonds
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BlackRock Global Long/Short Credit Fund
As of , traditional bonds represented by the iShares Core US Aggregate Bond Fund. * Correlation to the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index.
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For standardized fund performance, click here. Traditional bonds represented by iShares Core US Aggregate Bond Fund; for standardized performance, click here.
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Performance data quoted represents past performance of Institutional shares and does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal values may fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown. All returns assume reinvestment of all dividend and capital gain distributions. Refer to www.blackrock.com for current month-end performance. Investment returns reflect total fund operating expenses, net of all fees, waivers and/or expense reimbursements. Index performance is shown for illustrative purposes only. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.