BOSTON (MarketWatch) -- Stephen McKee, editor of the No-Load Mutual Fund Selections & Timing Newsletter, says that the next hot fund category is likely to be one of the most boring: large-cap growth and growth-and-income funds.
In a Personal MarketWatch interview with senior columnist Chuck Jaffe, McKee noted that the market now appears to be headed toward large-caps after favoring small-cap funds early in the decade and then seeing strong performance from international and emerging markets funds
That said, McKee noted there remain some very strong opportunities in foreign stock funds.
McKee's newsletter (information available at www.investmentst.com ) buys funds in the top five percent of their peer group and holds a fund for as long as it is in the top 20 percent of the category.
During his interview with Jaffe, McKee discussed the following funds in order of appearance: Schwab Dividend Equity Investor ; Buffalo Balanced /zigman2/quotes/209858888/realtime BUFBX -0.98% ; Vanguard Asset Allocation ; Vanguard Wellington /zigman2/quotes/209909148/realtime VWELX -0.77% ; Permanent Portfolio /zigman2/quotes/205061618/realtime PRPFX -1.08% ; Wasatch Core Growth /zigman2/quotes/204541669/realtime WGROX -1.18% ; Fidelity Dividend Growth /zigman2/quotes/201787667/realtime FDGFX -1.48% ; Janus Twenty ; Fairholme /zigman2/quotes/200889155/realtime FAIRX -2.56% ; Janus Overseas /zigman2/quotes/203605506/realtime JAOSX -1.43% ; Artisan International Value /zigman2/quotes/207322356/realtime ARTKX -1.24% ; Matthews China /zigman2/quotes/201270776/realtime MCHFX -2.02% ; Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index /zigman2/quotes/205715973/realtime VEIEX -1.38% ; SSgA Emerging Markets /zigman2/quotes/205784390/realtime SSEMX -1.20% ; T. Rowe Price Latin America /zigman2/quotes/201429186/realtime PRLAX +0.11% and Vanguard European Stock Index /zigman2/quotes/202352012/realtime VEURX -1.28% .
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