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Heart Of A Champ

Being a winner takes more than a top rating.

This story appears in the February 1999 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Every investor eventually learns that No. 1 rated funds have their shortcomings. Their place at the top, like someone's 15 minutes of fame, is short-lived. Ultimately, what matters most to shareholders is how consistently the fund has served them, where it invests its assets and how respectable its total return has been.

But how do you evaluate a fund whose name implies it's a winner? You simply look closely at what it does. And we can tell you the champion we're looking at this month is a warrior.

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