Exhibit 2: The Sizzling Six

S&P 500 index funds don’t necessarily reflect the broad market’s
returns. If you take the “sizzling six,” listed below, out of the
S&P 500, the index’s return for the period from January 1, 1999,
through September 30, 1999, would be negative.

Source: Invesco.



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