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Top Holdings of AGTHX Traded below Its Moving Averages
The top holdings of the Growth Fund of America (AGTHX) as of January 7, 2016, were Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Costco, EOG Resources, and Precision Castparts.
The Growth Fund of America: A Performance Analysis
For the month ended January 7, 2016, The Growth Fund of America (AGTHX) fell by 6.9%. Its benchmark, the S&P 500, fell by 6.1% during the same period.
The Growth Fund of America: A Sectoral Analysis
The Growth Fund of America managed $147.12 billion in assets as of November 2015. As of the end of September 2015, 82% of the fund’s assets were invested in companies from the US.
Net Exports and Your Mutual Fund Investments
The fall in net exports has been exacerbated by a strong dollar, which has depressed exports, and rising consumer demand, which has fueled imports.
The Key Takeaways from the Fed’s September 2015 Minutes
The September 2015 minutes had several good things to say about the labor market metrics and economic growth. However, the Fed was concerned about inflation.
Analysis of the American Funds Growth Fund of America (AGTHX)
AGTHX returned -5.4% for the one-month period ended August 31, 2015. For the three-month period ended August, the fund fell 4.75%.