Risks To Consider
Interest Rate Risk: As interest rates rise, bond prices fall and vice versa, long-term securities tend to rise and fall more than short-term securities.
Liquidity Risk: The difficulty of purchasing or selling a security at an advantageous time or price.
A Word About Risk: Money market funds are sometimes unable to maintain a NAV at $1.00 per share and, as it is generally referred to, "break the buck." In that event, an investor in a money market fund would, upon redemption, receive less than $1.00 per share. The Fund may invest in foreign securities whose risks may be magnified due to changes in foreign exchange rates and the possibility of substantial volatility due to political and economic uncertainties in foreign countries. The Fund invests in fixed income securities which are subject to decreasing bond prices as interest rates rise and increasing bond prices as interest rates fall. In addition, a bond's credit rating reflects the issuer's ability to make timely payments of interest or principal—the lower the rating, the higher the risk of default. If the issuer's financial strength deteriorates, the issuer’s rating may be lowered and the bond’s value may decline.
An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund/Portfolio carefully before investing. For copies of our prospectus or summary prospectus, which contain this and other information, visit our Literature Center or contact your AB representative. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing.
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