International funds outpaced domestic, small-cap bested large-cap, and growth beat value.
To get a handle on funds' downside risks, you need to step into the wayback machine.
A new manager for T. Rowe Price New Era, DWS fires a subadvisor, Matthews launches 2 Asia funds and makes manager changes on 2 other funds, Cohen & Steers founders pull back, and a Waddell & Reed bond manager to retire.
Plus, BlackRock and Fidelity target-date fund news, and more.
The odds are worse if it targets just one country or region.
Events in Japan and Egypt have again brought this topic to the fore.
Plus, news on Matthews, value managers buying Dell, Oppenheimer, American Funds, Fidelity, and more.
When good choices are limited in these categories, consider these ETFs.
They may not be the value they appear to be.