A successful entrepreneur and world-class investor, Winters achieved both by taking an eclectic approach.
Each option, including owning no world-stock funds at all, has its pros and cons.
This year's quintet has distinguished itself in tough conditions.
The five 2010 nominees are a diverse lot.
Wide divergence in returns highlights the importance of knowing what you own.
Tobacco stocks lit a fire under certain international funds last year.
Michael Price and his proteges have gone in different directions. Do great minds still think alike?
But these funds still have what it takes.
We continue to see well-run companies with meaningful exposure to the growing markets of Asia, South America, and Africa selling for attractive valuations, says Wintergreen's David Winters .
Market volatility has shaped the performance of many top managers this year.