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Russel Kinnel

Russel Kinnel is director of manager research for Morningstar. Follow Russ on Twitter: @RussKinnel

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Three U.S. large-cap categories as well as U.S. small value saw the biggest outflows last year and could add a contrarian flavor to investors' portfolios, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.

Delafield, Lateef, and Mairs & Power Growth have all suffered recently due to their heavy stakes in beaten-down sectors, but they could spell opportunity for patient investors, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.

American Beacon Small Cap Value and Diamond Hill Small Cap are two strong active options that are still accepting new investors, while Vanguard Small Cap Value is a great passive choice, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.

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