Online Resource For Financial Advisors & Investment Professionals
NEW YORK, December 4 /CNW/ - DWS Scudder, the U.S. retail division of
Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM), today announced the launch of its new
Structured Products Website, www.dws-sp.com, designed to provide comprehensive
product information and educational materials for financial advisors and
"Structured products are one of the fastest growing investment strategies
in the asset management sector," said Chris Warren, Managing Director, Head of
Structured Products at DWS Scudder. "As the interest and demand for innovative
solutions continues to grow, we are confident that this website will play an
integral role in our ability to effectively communicate with the financial
Visitors to the website can access comprehensive product information,
educational materials and downloads about DWS Scudder structured notes. In
addition, answers to frequently asked questions are also provided and grouped
into topical categories. The site will be updated and expanded periodically.
"We worked hard to come up with a user-friendly design, and we are
confident it will be a valuable online resource as we continue to expand our
structured products business," added Warren.
DWS Scudder is part of Deutsche Asset Management, which is the marketing
name in the US for the asset management activities of Deutsche Bank AG,
Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Deutsche Investment Management Americas
Inc. and DWS Trust Company.
Deutsche Asset Management
With approximately EUR 553.01 billion in assets under management globally
(as of 3/31/07), Deutsche Bank's Asset Management division is one of the
world's leading investment management organizations, not just in size, but in
quality and breadth of investment products, performance and client service.
The Asset Management division provides a broad range of investment management
products across the risk/return spectrum.
About Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong and
profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank
is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With
77,920 employees in 75 countries, Deutsche Bank competes to be the leading
global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating
exceptional value for its shareholders and people.
View a Prospectus
To obtain a prospectus, download one from www.cef.dws-scudder.com or call
Shareholder Services at (800) 349-4281. We advise investors to carefully
consider the Fund's objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing.
The prospectus contains this and other important information about the Fund.
Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.
This announcement is not an offer to purchase or the solicitation of an
offer to sell shares of the Fund or a prospectus, circular or representation
intended for use in the purchase or sale of Fund shares.
Fund risks: Although asset allocation among different asset classes
generally limits risk and exposure to any one class, the risk remains that
management may favor an asset class that performs poorly relative to other
asset classes. Fund and underlying funds' risk: One or more of the underlying
funds may experience relatively large investments or redemptions due to
reallocations or rebalancing of the fund or other fund-of-fund products. These
transactions could cause adverse effects on the fund's performance to the
extent that underlying funds may be required to sell securities or invest cash
at times when they would otherwise not do so.
Derivatives may be more volatile and less liquid than traditional
securities and the portfolio could suffer losses on its derivative positions.
Short sales involve the risk that the strategy will incur a loss by
subsequently buying a security at a higher price than the price at which the
strategy previously sold the security short. If a counterparty becomes
bankrupt or otherwise fails to perform its obligations due to financial
difficulties, the fund may experience delays in obtaining any recovery.
Because the strategy intends to borrow money for investment purposes, commonly
referred to as "leveraging," exposure to fluctuations in the prices of its
assets will be increased as compared to the exposure if the strategy did not
Underlying funds' risk: The funds are subject to stock market risk and
may focus its investments on certain economic sectors or industries, thereby
increasing its vulnerability to any single economic, political or regulatory
development. Investments in securities of foreign issuers, especially those in
emerging markets, present greater risks than investments in domestic
securities, including currency fluctuations, changes in political/economic
conditions, greater price volatility and less liquidity. Bond investments are
subject to interest-rate risk such that when interest rates rise, the prices
of the bonds, and thus the value of the bond fund, can decline and the
investor can lose principal value. Because of concentration in investments in
securities related to commodities, market-price movements, regulatory changes,
economic changes, and adverse political or financial factors could have a
significant impact on performance. Investments in commodity-linked structured
notes and futures contracts have substantial additional risks, including risk
of loss of a significant portion of their principal value and liquidity risk,
as well as the risk of greater volatility. The funds may be nondiversified and
can take larger positions in fewer issuers, increasing their overall risk
potential. See the prospectus for additional risks and specific details
regarding the fund's risk profile.
NOT FDIC/ NCUA INSURED -- MAY LOSE VALUE -- NO BANK GUARANTEE
NOT A DEPOSIT -- NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY
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