MNDCP Core Investment Options

Investment Asset Class                                                

 MNDCP Investment Option                                         

Ticker Symbol    

Small-Cap Domestic Stock
Typically invest in the stock of small U.S. companies whose market capitalization is less than $2 billion. Small company funds involve increased risk and volatility.

 

  • TRSSX

International Stock
Typically invest in the stock of non U.S. companies. International investing involves additional risks including: currency fluctuations, political instability, differences in accounting standards and foreign regulations.

 

  • N/A

 

  • VTPSX

Mid-Cap Domestic Stock
Typically invest in the stock of mid-sized U.S. companies whose market capitalization is valued at $2-$10 billion. Mid-cap stock funds are subject to market risk. They are generally perceived to be riskier than large-cap stock funds, but less than small-cap stock funds.

  • VMCPX

Large-Cap Domestic Stock
Typically invest in the stock of large U.S. companies whose market capitalization is valued over $10 billion. Large-cap stock funds are subject to market risk.

 

  • VIIIX
     

  • VDIGX

Balanced
Typically invest in a mix of stock/stock funds and bond/bondfunds or fixed income investments and are subject to the risks of these investments.

  • VBAIX

Bond
Typically invest in bonds issued by corporations and government entities. Bond funds have the same interest rate, inflation, and credit risks that are associated with the underlying bonds owned by the fund.
A bond fund's yield, share price and total return change daily and are based on changes in interest rates, market conditions, economic and political news, and the quality and maturity of its investments. In general, bond prices fall when interest rates rise and vice versa.

  • DODIX
     

  • VBMPX

Stable Value
Intended to deliver safety and stability by preserving principal while accumulating interest earnings. They are similar to money market funds but tend to offer higher returns. While they are the largest conservative investment in defined contribution retirement plans, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.

  • N/A

Money Market
Typically subject to less volatility than any other investments. Depending on short-term interest rates, may not keep pace with inflation.
Thse funds are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other government agency.

While a money market fund's objective generally includes the preservation of capital, it is possible to lose money by investing in the fund. There is no assurance that the fund will maintain a stable net asset value of $1 per share.

  • SIF Money Market Fund

  • N/A