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Flexible Income Fund

A bond fund that invests in many different types of bonds. For example, a flexible income fund may include U.S. Treasury securities, investment-grade corporate bonds, and junk bonds in its portfolio. The goal of a flexible income fund is to create a diversified portfolio with higher yields than the risk-free yield.

flexible income fund

A mutual fund that invests in several types of bonds, including high-yield corporate bonds, foreign bonds, and U.S. government bonds. Flexible income funds attempt to earn high current returns without being subject to the risks of a single segment of the bond market.
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The pendulum has swung, and today, income is what ever-aging investors are clamoring for, said John Schmitz, manager of the $165 million Fifth Third Strategic Income Fund (MXSFX) which is among a small universe of flexible income funds.
Additionally, effective today, Gibson Smith, portfolio manager of Janus' Short-Term Bond products and assistant portfolio manager of Janus' Flexible Income funds, has been named portfolio manager of Janus High-Yield Fund and the company's other high-yield portfolios.
During his tenure as a research analyst and portfolio manager, Janus Flexible Income Fund and Janus Short-Term Bond Fund have both experienced improved performance.
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