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Higher Risk, Higher Yield ETF Portfolio

February 2017

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Higher Risk, Higher Yield ETF Portfolio

The more yield you strive for, the more risk you take.
 20% Stocks |  20% Bonds |  60% Alternative | 


 Data through December 31, 2017

FUND NAME SYMBOL % OF
PORTFOLIO
YTD
RETURN
1-YR
RETURN
3-YR
RETURN
5-YR
RETURN
10-YR
RETURN
MAX LOAD EXPENSE RATIO
AlternativeAlerian MLP ETFAMLP20%-7.93%-7.93%-7.57%-0.44%—%none%0.85%
AlternativePowerShares Senior Loan PortfolioBKLN202.392.392.72.62none0.64
StockiShares S&P Global Infrastructure IndexIGF1019.2619.265.48.412.71none0.48
AlternativeiShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITsREM2018.5718.579.468.342.01none0.48
StockSchwab U.S. REIT ETF™SCHH103.73.74.828.96none0.07
BondSPDR® Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETFSJNK204.864.863.843.5none0.4
   1005.875.872.714.540.67 0.54
** Closed to new investors. # Closed to new investors; other share classes are available.
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. s Front-end load; redemption fee may apply.
— Fund has not existed for the specified time. Source: Morningstar, Inc..

Our high-income portfolio focuses on junk bonds, master limited partnerships and other nontraditional sources of income, including a fund that owns mortgage REITs, which borrow money at short-term rates to buy mortgage-backed debt issued by real estate companies.