The definition of a small-cap mutual fund can be as hard to pin down as a greased pig. A rule of thumb is that a fund with $1.5 billion is at the upper limits of the small-cap category, but you can find funds two or three times that size that still call themselves small cap.
The Big Screen
will examine the industry's equivalent of a 200-pound jockey -- small-cap funds with assets above $1.5 billion. Can they keep up with the leaders while carrying all that extra weight?
Also coming Saturday in Personal Finance Focus:
- Portfolio managers
Chuck Carlson of
Strong Dow 30 Value, and
Bill Seale of the Nasdaq-tracking
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ProFunds UltraOTC, debate whose fund follows the index of the future.
Tracy Byrnes devotes her
Tax Forum column to questions about 401(k) retirement accounts.
Mark Ingebretsen spotlights Web sites that allow you to test your trading strategies in his
Tools of the Trade column.
Tom Gentile explains straddles in
We'll also have
mutual funds column and more. See you Saturday.