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Below-average returns don't shake Morningstar analysts' confidence in some funds, while recent outperformance doesn't grant higher ratings to others.
Most equity-focused CEFs posted truly spectacular total returns in 2012, but there were a few exceptions.
Artisan to close Artisan Small Cap to new investors, Putnam fixed-income manager Daniel Choquette departs, and Praxis adds comanagers to its allocation and index funds. Also, Mario Gabelli makes a very large gift to his alma mater.
These three funds have received top marks.
Plus, SEC addresses soft dollars, Gabelli settles, and more.
Some equity funds' heavy allocations to pricier areas of the market could spell trouble for shareholders.