Mutual Funds

Average total return, including dividends, in percent for periods ended Thursday, June 20.

Category (No. of funds) Week Year-to-date 12 months Health/biotechnology (9) +0.68% +29.98% +37.95% Fixed income (561) +0.37 +6.22 +9.33 Balanced: stock and bond (61) -0.24 +10.69 +8.37 Utilities (23) -0.50 +4.08 +7.73 Equity income (72) -0.50 +13.12 +6.62 Growth and income (219) -0.54 +15.33 +7.30 Gold (37) -0.55 -0.38 -3.94 Growth (276) -0.58 +18.08 +6.85 Global: U.S. and foreign stocks (52) -0.60 +9.58 -3.19 Capital appreciation (144) -0.68 +19.36 +6.29 International: foreign stocks only (67) -0.72 +5.87 -6.91 Small company (91) -0.74 +26.45 +8.06 Natural resources (19) -1.59 +4.80 -2.52 Science and technology (21) -1.87 +19.92 +3.13 S&P; 500 index, excluding dividends -0.59 +13.69 +4.15 General stock fund average -0.60 +18.07 +6.99

Source: Lipper Analytical Services Inc.

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