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American Funds retire American Funds, Inc., the nation’s largest retirement fund, has announced it will stop all payments to U.K. pension funds.
The U. K. government will not be paying American Funds to fund pension benefits.
“As a result of our decision to discontinue payments to the UK.
Pension Funds, American Funds will cease to be a ‘fund of funds’ for the Uksupervisory Authorities and will be a non-party beneficiary of the United Kingdom Pension Fund,” the company said in a statement.
Investors can still invest in American Funds by investing in a U. S. stock, bond or mutual fund.
It’s possible to buy and sell shares of American Funds stock through the company’s website.
American Funds stocks trade at a premium to the S&P 500 index.
Some of the company ‘s holdings include Vanguard Total Stock Market Index ETF, American Savings Bond ETF, AmeriCentury Savings Bond Fund, Ameristar U.Y. Savings Bond Bond Fund and Ameristar Trust Bond Fund.
Ameristar’s portfolio of investment funds includes the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index, American Saving Bond ETF and American Savings and Mortgage Insurance Bond ETF.
Shares of Ameristar are up 15% so far this year.
Vanguard Total Bond Fund has gained about 11% this year and has a price target of $100.
The index is up 2% so this year alone, it’s gained $18.5 billion.
You can buy American Funds ETFs at a market value of $0.50 or up to $0 (with a minimum purchase of $25,000).
Vikings Total Stock Fund has risen nearly 25% this season and has an average price target at $125.
For example, a Vanguard Total stock fund will trade for about $130.
Ameristar Savings Bond funds are also up 20% this week and the index has risen by more than 2%.
Ameristar Investment Trust is up more than 4% and the fund has a stock price target that is $100,000.
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