07 Jan 2011, by
A five-week rally lifted equity funds to their best December gain (+6.43%) since 1999, contributing more than one-third of the 2010 one-year total return of 16.57%. For the quarter all but 1 of Lipper's 79 equity fund classifications posted positive returns. At the top of the equity funds leader board were the Diversified Leverage Funds (+23.22%), Natural Resources Funds (+21.16%), and Basic Materials Funds (+18.49%) classifications. Tom highlights Q4 trends and provides his outlook in this WebEx presentation.