What to make of recent changes at T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Artisan, and First Eagle.
If you think this story sounds familiar, you're absolutely right.
The love fest with Vanguard Wellington and Wellesley Income continues, but Berkshire Hathaway and J&J have their backers, too.
T. Rowe Price to close New Horizons to most new investors, Vanguard's fixed-income group head to retire in March, Columbia Wanger's Chuck McQuaid to step down as CIO and Columbia Acorn comanager, and some tragic news at First Eagle.
Small- and mid-cap holdings top readers' lists of attractive funds that are closed or otherwise unavailable.
These funds that have been around since at least 1970 are among the best in their categories.
Pickings are slim, so consider building your own.
Morningstar.com posters like holdings that show them the money, while others are taking a contrarian tack.
Commodities are a big part of these funds' portfolios, for better and for worse.
There may be a new regime, but it's awfully familiar.