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Special Report

Fund Year in Review

If you were invested in mutual funds in 1997, chances are you did pretty well. Twenty-three out of 44 fund categories posted double-digit returns for the year. But which segments of the market deserve the most credit for this stellar performance? Here you'll find graphical representations and editorial summations of which fund categories were behind the year's extraordinary gains--as well as which ones may have dragged on your portfolio's returns.