Longtop's great growth seduced some of the biggest fund names.
After a brutal 2008 in which shareholders dumped funds en masse, inflows predominated in 2009.
They may not be the value they appear to be.
BlackRock, Capital Group, Fidelity, and Putnam are the latest firms to cut jobs.
Plus, Aberdeen's fund acquisitions, small-cap fund reopenings, and more.
Manager instability in its foreign funds is an alarming trend.
Foreign Fund Insight: Bargain Hunting Abroad