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Economic Insights for the week ending August 21, 2015

Posted on August 28, 2015.

Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to Talk Volatility

Posted on August 27, 2015.

Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to Talk Volatility Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" this morning to discuss the recent market volatility, and how he's not yet concerned about U.S. fundamentals.

Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Street Signs Asia"

Posted on August 24, 2015.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, recently appeared on CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" to discuss how oil is facing "a problem of plenty," partly driven by technology.


Principal Preferred Securities Fund

Matt Byer | Executive Director | Spectrum Asset Management

Economic Insights for the week ending August 14, 2015

Posted on August 21, 2015.

Jim McCaughan talks oil on Bloomberg TV's "Surveillance."

Posted on August 6, 2015.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, speaks with Vonnie Quinn, Brendan Greeley, and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance" on the drop in oil prices and its impact on the U.S. economy.

Two Funds Reach 3-Year Milestone

Posted on July 13, 2015.

The Principal Opportunistic Municipal Fund and Principal Blue Chip Fund celebrate their 3-year anniversaries.

Global Real Estate Securities Fund

Kelly Rush | Portfolio Manager, Principal Real Estate Investors

Economic Insights for the week ending August 7, 2015

Posted on August 14, 2015.

P Shares Added to Principal Real Estate Debt Income Fund in June

Posted on June 16, 2015.

Effective June 15, 2015, Principal Funds added Class P shares (PDIFX) to the Principal Real Estate Debt Income Fund.

What's Behind the Fall in Oil Prices? Find Out in Our Energy Volatility Q&A

Posted on June 15, 2015.

In 2014, oil prices fell precipitously from over $107 a barrel to end the year around $53. This volatility has continued into 2015, with the price falling to under $44 before settling more recently in the high $50s. With further volatility expected in the energy sector, the Edge Asset Management (EDGE) Portfolio Management Team provides some insights into their philosophy, approach, and views on the energy sector in the following Q&A.

Principal Small-MidCap Dividend Income Fund

Dan Coleman | Head of Equities, Portfolio Manager | Edge Asset Management

Economic Insights for the week ending July 31, 2015

Posted on August 7, 2015.

Barron's Profiles the Principal Global Diversified Income Fund

Posted on April 16, 2015

Barron’s recently profiled the Principal Global Diversified Income Fund in its article, “The Outcome Is Income,” which details the process our portfolio managers utilize when seeking to achieve the Fund’s sole focus: risk-adjusted income.

Principal Funds Named One of Barron's Top 5 Mutual Fund Families for 2014

Posted on February 18, 2015

Here's another reason to feel confident about your investments with Principal Funds. In its latest annual ranking, the respected financial industry magazine Barron's placed Principal Funds 5th on its list of top mutual fund families for 2014.

Economic Insights for the quarter ending June 30, 2015

Posted on July 10, 2015.



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