Michael Salm - Putnam American Insider

Putnam American Government Income B -- USA Fund  

USD 8.49  0.01  0.12%

Fund Manager since May 31, 2007

Mr. Salm is CoHead of Fixed Income at Putnam. He is also a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Absolute Return 100 Fund Putnam Absolute Return 300 Fund Putnam American Government Income Fund Putnam Diversified Income Trust Putnam Global Income Trust Putnam Income Fund Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust Putnam Premier Income Trust Putnam Short Duration Income Fund and Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust. Mr. Salm specializes in mortgage derivatives interestrate derivatives and government securities. Mr. Salm joined Putnam in 1997 and was in the investment industry since 1989
  Money Manager Since 2007      

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Fund Summary

The fund invests mainly in bonds and securitized debt instruments that are obligations of the U.S. government, its agencies and instrumentalities and accordingly are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States or by only the credit of a federal agency or governmentsponsored entity; and that have short to longterm maturities. It invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in U.S. government securities.The fund is listed under Intermediate Government category and is part of Putnam family.

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