July-October 2011 chart comparing S&P 500 and Optimum Mix

This chart compares the growth of $10,000 invested in the S&P 500 from 7/26/2011 through 10/4/2011 with the growth of $10,000 invested in the Optimum Mix during that same period. An investment of $10,000 in the S&P 500 would have fell to $8,206 during that time period while an investment of $10,000 in the Optimum Mix would have grown to $10,148 during the same time period.