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The Foundation’s portfolio had a good year in 2017, gaining 16.4% for the year, and benefiting from strength in global financial markets. AAACF’s investment objective is to preserve or enhance the real, inflation-adjusted, purchasing power of its assets, while producing a relatively predictable and stable payout stream that is optimized for the long run. This objective is achieved by earning a total rate of return over full market cycles, with thoughtful diversification to help weather volatile periods. The Foundation invests assets in order to maximize long-term return while assuming a reasonable level of risk.