Table 1. International Bond Funds
  Total Return Average Annual Return Risk Index Exp Ratio (%) Avg Mat (Yrs) Total Yield (%) Assets ($ Mil) Top Country Holdings Web Address
Fund Name (Ticker) YTD (%) 2007 (%) 2006 (%) 2005 (%) 2004 (%) 2003 (%) 2002 (%) 3 Yr (%) 5 Yr (%) Cat (X) Total (X)
Traditional Bond Funds
AmCent Intl Bond Inv (BEGBX) 9.3 9.9 8.3 -8.2 13.1 19.9 23.5 7.1 9.1 1.37 0.66 0.83 na 3.7 1,900 U.K., 13.6%; Germany, 12.9%; Japan, 8.4% www.americancentury.com
T. Rowe Price Intl Bd (RPIBX) 8.7 10.1 7.6 -8.2 11.4 18.8 21.8 6.8 8.5 1.27 0.61 0.82 8.3 3.3 2,806 U.S., 19.4%; Japan, 15.2%; France, 14.8% www.troweprice.com
DWS Global Bond S (SSTGX) 5.6 6.9 5.1 -1.3 6.6 9.3 13.6 5.8 5.9 0.73 0.35 1.15 8.6 2.6 101 U.S., 25.5%; Germany, 21.7%; Japan, 18.9% www.dws-investments.com
Managers Global Bond (MGGBX) 4.3 7.4 7.4 -5.0 9.6 20.7 18.9 5.6 7.6 0.82 0.39 1.19 7.5 6.4 92 U.S., 45.9%; Germany, 17.6%; Belgium, 5.4% www.managersinvest.com
Payden Global Fixed Inc (PYGFX) 1.3 4.3 2.0 5.0 3.7 3.1 7.8 4.1 3.6 0.47 0.23 0.64 8.9 5.2 98 U.S., 49.9%; France, 12.4%; Japan, 10.1% www.payden.com
Loomis Sayles GlbBd Ret (LSGLX) 4.2 8.1 8.0 -4.6 9.5 21.0 20.2 5.9 7.9 0.82 0.39 1.00 7.6 5.1 1,176 U.S., 54.7%; Germany, 9.4%; France, 4.2% www.loomissayles.com
Fidelity Strategic Inc (FSICX) 0.9 5.4 8.2 3.1 9.4 18.6 9.4 6.2 8.0 0.51 0.25 0.75 na 5.5 5,190 U.S., 61.6%; Canada, 3.1%; U.K., 1.9% www.fidelity.com
Loomis Sayles Bond Ret (LSBRX) -1.9 8.3 11.0 4.0 11.0 28.8 13.2 7.4 10.4 0.82 0.39 0.97 13.1 6.4 8,053 U.S., 64%; Canada, 3.8%; Mexico, 3.3% www.loomissayles.com
Julius Baer Tot Ret Bd A (BJBGX) 1.8 7.5 4.8 2.1 5.7 9.7 14.1 5.5 5.7 0.53 0.25 0.69 6.5 5.3 297 U.S., 71%; U.K., 1.5%; Canada, 0.7% www.juliusbaer.com
T. Rowe Price Spect Inc (RPSIX) 0.2 6.2 8.4 2.1 8.1 15.0 7.0 5.8 7.4 0.49 0.24 0.00 7.4 4.8 5,261 U.S., 76%; Japan, 2.1%; France, 2% www.troweprice.com
Payden Global Short Bd (PYGSX) -1.0 4.3 4.2 2.4 2.6 5.0 7.2 3.3 3.2 0.24 0.12 0.57 2.7 4.8 78 U.S., 76.5%; Gibraltar, 1.8%; Brazil, 1.5% www.payden.com
Traditional Bond Funds Average 3.0 7.1 6.8 -0.8 8.2 15.4 14.2 5.8 7.0 0.78 7.8 4.8 2,278    
Emerging Market Bond Funds
Payden Emerg Mkts Bond (PYEMX) -1.2 2.8 10.1 11.7 13.1 18.4 9.7 8.1 9.6 1.41 0.68 0.80 13.3 6.3 119 Brazil, 17.8%; Mexico, 8.9%; Philippines, 8.5% www.payden.com
DWS Emerg Mkts F/I S (SCEMX) -1.2 4.2 14.3 13.1 14.0 30.4 13.8 10.7 12.8 1.39 0.67 1.15 14.9 5.8 180 Brazil, 13.4%; Argentina, 12.2%; Venezuela, 11.1% www.dws-investments.com
Fidelity New Markets Inc (FNMIX) 0.0 5.7 11.9 11.1 12.5 30.9 11.5 10.0 12.4 1.06 0.51 0.90 na 6.1 2,124 Brazil, 13.3%; Mexico, 10.5%; Turkey, 9.2% www.fidelity.com
T. Rowe Price Emg Mkts Bd (PREMX) -0.8 5.8 11.4 17.3 14.8 26.1 9.5 10.6 13.2 1.16 0.56 0.96 12.2 7.8 716 U.S., 17.4%; Brazil, 14.7%; Russia, 10% www.troweprice.com
Emerging Markets Bond Funds Average -0.8 4.6 11.9 13.3 13.6 26.4 11.1 9.9 12.0 0.95 13.5 6.5 785    
Currency Bond Funds
Merk Hard Currency Inv (MERKX) 7.0 15.2 11.7 1.24 0.60 1.30 na 6 402   www.merkfunds.com
ProFunds Fall US Doll Inv (FDPIX) 7.0 11.5 10.0 6.6 1.20 0.58 1.43 na 1.3 130   www.profunds.com
Rydex WeakenDllarStrH (RYWBX) 14.0 18.1 16.7 2.33 1.12 1.65 na nmf 103   www.rydexfunds.com
Average 9.3 14.9 12.8 6.6 1.46 3.7 212    
Int’l Bond Category Average 3.2 7.8 8.9 2.9 9.6 18.3 13.4 6.8 8.3 1.00 0.48 0.93 9.3 5.7 1,601    
Sources: AAII's Quarterly Low-Load Mutual Fund Update/Morningstar.
Data as of 3/31/2008.