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By the Numbers: Funds Our Favorite Mutual Funds The five-tiered Morningstar Analyst Rating scale has three positive levels—Gold, Silver, and Bronze—in addition to Neutral and Negative ratings. Morningstar reserves the top three tiers, expressed as medals, for funds its analyst team thinks have sustainable advantages that position them well versus peers and/or a relevant benchmark on a risk-adjusted basis over a full market cycle of at least five years. There are 163 mutual funds with Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold as of Feb. 29, 2012. Name Cat Style Stwd- Morningstar Box ship Rating Grade Annualized Total Return % YTD 1Yr 3Yr 5Yr 10Yr Yield % Std Dev 3 Yr % Worst 3-Mo Ret % Exp Ratio # of TurnHold- over ings % Total Assets ($Mil) Incep Date American Funds Washington Mutual A AWSHX Dodge & Cox Stock DODGX T. Rowe Price Equity Income PRFDX Yacktman YACKX American Funds Fundamental Investors A ANCFX Clipper CFIMX Davis NY Venture A NYVTX FMI Large Cap FMIHX Longleaf Partners LLPFX Oakmark I OAKMX Oakmark Select I OAKLX Selected American Shares S SLASX Sequoia SEQUX Vanguard Dividend Growth Inv VDIGX Vanguard Institutional Index Instl VINIX Vanguard Tax-Managed Capital App Inst VTCIX Vanguard Tax-Managed Growth & Inc Instl VTMIX Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv VTSMX Weitz Partners Value WPVLX American Funds AMCAP A AMCPX American Funds New Economy A ANEFX ASTON/Montag & Caldwell Growth N MCGFX Harbor Capital Appreciation Instl HACAX Jensen Quality Growth J JENSX Morgan Stanley Focus Growth B AMOBX Morgan Stanley Institutional Growth I MSEQX PRIMECAP Odyssey Growth POGRX PRIMECAP Odyssey Stock POSKX T. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Morningstar Advisor - April/May 2012

Morningstar Advisor - April/May 2012
Contents
Contributors
Letter From the Editor
We’re Too Smart
How Do You Use Alternatives?
Taking the Lead
How to Find Economic Moats
The Beauty of Currencies
No Clarity on Bonds
Four Picks for the Present
Investment Briefs
Performance Chasing, Evaluated
Technology’s Slim Pickings
How Much Is Enough?
The Fear Bubble
Three Traits of a Successful Long-Short Equity Manager
Why Absolute-Return Funds Fail to Deliver
An Economist’s Response to Crises
Undiscovered in Plain Sight
Untangling ETF Tax- Efficiency Myths
Central Banks Driving the Gold Rush
U.S. Industrials Could Add Some Magic to Europe-Weary Portfolios
No-Hesitation Allocation Funds
Our Favorite Mutual Funds
50 Most Popular ETFs
Undervalued Stocks With Wide Moats
The Greatest Story Ever Told

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