NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The best-performing mutual funds during the downturn of 2008 were cautious choices that stuck to blue chips. In the rebound of 2009, many of the leaders focused on small-company stocks that skyrocketed when it became clear they wouldn't go under.Did any funds excel in both years? To find out, I asked mutual-fund-ratings firm Morningstar to screen for U.S. stock funds that finished in the top 25% of their categories in both years. Of 4,200 funds, 106 survived the cut.
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