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Market Watch : WEEKLY SCORECARD : MUTUAL FUNDS

Average total return, including dividends, in percent for periods ended Thursday, May 3.

Category (No. of funds) Week Year-to-date 12 months Science and technology (23) +2.21% +2.5% +11.7% Health/biotechnology (9) +1.60 -0.4 +21.9 Small company (85) +1.22 -2.2 +5.0 Capital appreciation (145) +1.02 -3.4 +6.1 Growth (262) +0.97 -3.2 +8.2 Natural resources (17) +0.74 -4.6 +12.6 Growth and income (194) +0.73 -3.7 +7.6 Global: +0.73 -5.5 +7.0 U.S. and foreign stocks (38) International: +0.73 -5.8 +7.6 foreign stocks only (55) Balanced: stock and bond (63) +0.58 -3.4 +7.3 Fixed income (535) +0.49 -2.1 +4.6 Equity income (61) +0.48 -4.9 +6.0 Utilities (14) +0.31 -7.9 +11.7 Gold (35) -1.46 -15.5 +3.6 S&P; 500 index, +0.80 -5.1 +9.0 excluding dividends +0.80 -5.1 +9.0 General stock fund average +0.91 -3.4 +7.1

Source: Lipper Analytical Services Inc.


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