Two TIAA-CREF Funds are included as Category Kings in the November 2012 Wall Street Journal “Investing in Funds” section. The TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund, Institutional class in the International Equity category, and The TIAA-CREF Lifecycle Retirement Income Fund, Retirement class in the Mixed Asset Target Today category. The Category Kings column lists top 10 performing mutual funds in each Lipper category by year-to-date performance. Read the list here .
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The Category Kings monthly performance ranking uses the total return for the top 10 funds ranked by year-to-date performance as of Oct. 31, 2012; assets, in millions of dollars, as of Sep. 28. Total return includes capital appreciation and reinvested distributions. Returns shown for periods of one year or less are cumulative. Fixed-income performance numbers are preliminary. Group average returns may differ from those in Yardsticks because the table uses a different set of objectives; for funds with multiple share classes, only the largest is shown.
The International Equity Fund invests in foreign securities that are subject to special risks, including currency fluctuation and political and economic instability.
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