The Fourth Quarter 2011 issue of QMFU is now available on-line

Posted on January 30, 2012 | Quarterly Mutual Fund Update

Commentary: Bond Funds Gain; Stock Funds Falter

Bond funds saw their total returns increase further in the fourth quarter, capping off a strong 2011. Nearly every bond fund category made shareholders wealthier last year, with five categories generating double-digit returns. Only convertible bond and currency international bond funds posted average negative rates of return.