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The primary investment objective of the Nuveen Equity Premium and Growth Fund is to provide a high level of current income and gains from net index option premiums. The fund's secondary investment objective is to seek capital appreciation consistent with the fund's strategy and its primary objective. The fund invests in an equity portfolio that seeks to substantially replicate price movements of the S&P 500 Stock Index. The fund also sells index call options covering approximately 80% of the value of the fund's equity portfolio in seeking to enhance risk-adjusted performance relative to an all equity portfolio.