Charles Schwab & Co. opens a new fund and gets a new president, and more.
New ETF offerings should be available by late July.
After nearly six years, the fund opens again to new investors.
Technology and communications keep getting pounded in 2002.
The small-value and small-blend categories still have some fuel left.
These funds look better after taxes than a lot of funds before taxes.
The consolidation should strengthen fund performance, the firm says.
Fidelity, AIM Capital Management, Haven, and funds holding Kmart.
Small-value and real-estate funds stand out in otherwise dismal year.
Tech stocks lifted growth issues.
The average tech fund has soared almost 18% in a month.
Though not exactly soaring, these categories have lost less than tech.
Recent rally still leaves energy-focused funds in a hole.
But one Internet exchange-traded fund soars with eBay and AOL Time Warner.
Despite solid recent returns, investors should beware of risk.