as of 03/15/2016
Average Annual Total Returns
as of 02/29/2016
|1 Year||3 Year||5 Year||10 Year||Since Inception|
|CREF Inflation-Linked Bond (R1)||$66.3300||-0.17%||1.68%||-1.41%||-1.65%||2.41%||3.71%||5.27%|
|Barclays U.S. TIPS Index 4||--||-0.14%||1.77%||--||--||--||--||--|
|Standardized Prior Quarter-End Performance Comparison|
|Average Annual Total Returns as of 12/31/2015|
|1 Year||3 Year||5 Year||10 Year||
|CREF Inflation-Linked Bond (R1)||-1.94%||-2.68%||2.11%||3.46%||5.18%|
|Barclays U.S. TIPS Index 4||-1.44%||-2.27%||2.55%||3.93%||5.61%|
The performance data quoted represents past performance, and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate so that your accumulation units, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. For investments with exceptional performance, please note that performance fluctuates and currently may be lower than noted here.
Investing in this account involves risk that the market values of these bonds may be affected by changes in investors' inflation expectations or changes in "real" rates of interest (i.e., a security's return, above the inflation rate).
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