Investors should approach these funds with reasonable expectations.
How redemption fees and other steps can protect you.
Some moderate-allocation funds have risks you shouldn't ignore.
Separating the wheat from the chaff in Europe.
Some options for those who prefer to keep their portfolios simple.
A new offering is fresh rivalry for similarly positioned mutual funds.
Many overseas large-cap offerings aren't as safe as they now appear.
This category's current cold streak could work in your favor.
You may already have plenty of exposure to the developing world.
These funds are on a roll, but they won't thrive in all conditions.
Only diehard bulls should consider these trendy, concentrated funds.
Global markets rebounded, but some funds bounced higher than others.
Topnotch value fund soon to be off-limits to new investors.
These large-cap funds' small asset bases give them an edge.
Good funds for latecomers to the real estate and small-value parties.
With SRI funds, good role players are hard to find.
Think twice before adding a pure-Japan fund to your portfolio.
Our fixed-income winners have continued to shine.
Our domestic-stock honorees since 1997 have continued to deliver.
Our early winners still look pretty good.
Winners in the international group remain impressive overall.
These offerings have better payouts than the typical large-value fund.
These worthy funds boast modest asset bases and other charms.
These lesser-known offerings combine limited risks with low costs.
These offerings can add real zest to your international portfolio.
These open-minded offerings are great options for bold investors.
You don't have to splurge to get a fine smaller-cap growth offering.
These four standouts also offer low volatility and strong returns.
You don't need to venture abroad for great diversification.
Approach this year's foreign-stock leaders and laggards warily.
Your core value fund may struggle in a tech-media-telecom-led rally.
These foreign offerings performed better than expected last year.
These international funds need to redeem themselves in 2003.
Find out which of our favorites changed in 2002--and why.
Though still solid, this fund no longer has what it takes.
These rookies have posted solid returns to match their fine pedigrees.
Discover the ins and outs of our Fund Analyst Pans.
These foreign funds are inexpensive and exceptional.
REIT and convertible funds offer real income and growth potential.
These foreign funds provide broad exposure and good performance.
American Funds New World turns three years old.
These international offerings prospered after sell-offs and over time.
These offerings have delivered after past meltdowns--and over time.
Merger of Harbor International II into Harbor International should be smooth.
Some alternatives for open-minded SRI fans seeking diversication .
A wide variety of funds have substantial emerging-Asia exposure.
Using foreign funds to bet on a falling dollar is problematic.
Diversified emerging-markets funds come with lots of risks.
ING Intl Value, Nations Intl Value will soon be off limits to most investors.
Don't just look at hot funds when seeking foreign spice.