May 19, 2006 13:03 ET

PIMCO's Bill Gross' 3 to 5 Year "Investment Outlook" Available as a Podcast in Japanese and English Titled "Mission Impossible?"

Gross, the First Major Money Manager to Podcast, Offers Provocative Views for Investing Available on and

NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 19, 2006 -- PIMCO today announced that Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross' monthly "Investment Outlook" column is available in Japanese and English free-of-charge as a podcast on and

Gross' monthly investment forecast can be subscribed to at by searching podcasts for "PIMCO" or "Bill Gross." The audio can also be downloaded at by clicking on the "Investment Outlook" link.

Gross has been making his "Investment Outlook" podcasts available since October 2005.


Founded in 1971 and based in Newport Beach, California, with more than $611 billion in fixed-income assets under management, PIMCO is one of the world's leading fixed-income fund-management companies with offices in London, Munich, Toronto, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

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