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10 Top-Performing Mutual Funds of 2010

Stocks in this article: AAPLGOOGBIDUCRMIBMMSFTABX

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5. FIDELITY ADVISOR GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES (FAGOX)

Return: 17.8%

Assets: $1.5 billion

Manager: Steven Wyner, since January 2009

Top stocks: Apple (AAPL) , 5.8%, Google (GOOG), 3.5%, and Salesforce.com (CRM), 3%

Big winner: Coinstar (CSTR) owns and operates coin-counting and entertainment machines as well as self-service DVD kiosks. The company makes up 1.3% of fund and has increased 131% this year.

Strategy: Another fund with a roller-coaster performance, it lost 55% in 2008, but regained 47% last year. It holds 183 stocks and turnover is a busy 114%. Computer hardware is the biggest sector wager, at 23% of the fund. Its top three holdings are what crop up in many big funds' largest holdings, but the balance of its top 25 stocks include old-school big-caps, such as IBM (IBM), Boeing (BA) and Microsoft (MSFT).

Those are interspersed with little stocks such as Seattle Genetics (SGEN), a drug developer with a $1.5 billion market value, up 56% this year, and Silicon Labs (SLAB), a chip maker with a market cap of $2 billion. It is down 2.6% this year.

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