In a tough week for Marsico, the firm is removed as a subadvisor on two separate funds. Also, Calamos plans dividend and mid-growth funds, Oppenheimer to close Discovery to new investors, and John Hancock makes a raft of portfolio-management changes.
After much negative news, the dust seems to have settled at the growth equity shop.
Most of the new emerging-markets funds can safely be ignored.
Banks and retailers have joined commodity giants in the spotlight, but have they come too far too fast?
Former Wasatch managers give it a go on their own and more . . .
These managers shun the funds they run.
They aren't all created equal, and fees need to come down.
Don't overlook these five funds just because previous managers had poor performance.
Don't hibernate until January--these four funds look good right now.
Here are where the bargains are in 2006.