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Equity funds invest in the stocks of companies—thus purchasing ownership or equity in the company. As an equity owner or shareholder you are tied to the successes and failures of a company itself. As a result, equity funds can be risky and may offer an opportunity for relatively higher returns.
TIAA-CREF Growth & Income Fund (Institutional) TIGRX TIAA-CREF Large-Cap Growth Fund (Institutional) TILGX TIAA-CREF Mid-Cap Value Fund (Institutional) TIMVX TIAA-CREF Social Choice Equity Fund (Institutional) TISCX
Fixed income funds invest in government or corporate debt, also known as bonds, and are considered more conservative than most equity funds. Fixed income funds also provide the opportunity for income.
TIAA-CREF High Yield Fund (Institutional) TIHYX TIAA-CREF Bond Plus Fund (Institutional) TIBFX TIAA-CREF Short-Term Bond Fund (Institutional) TISIX TIAA-CREF Social Choice Bond Fund (Institutional) TSBIX
International funds invest in the stocks and bonds of companies based outside of the U.S. Some funds focus on foreign investments in developing countries to access emerging growth opportunities, while others focus on regions that are more developed and stable.
TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund (Institutional) TIIEX TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Equity Fund (Institutional) TEMLX TIAA-CREF Emerging Markets Debt Fund (Institutional) TEDNX