Seven funds that could be due for a performance rebound are highlighted by the Wall Street Journal
. The "funds on a run" include: Croft Value, Dodge & Cox Stock, Hartford Capital Appreciation, Hodges, Janus Overseas, Marsico 21st Century and Vanguard Windsor.
Coverage in the paper could give the funds an opportunity for a marketing boost.
The list is culled from Morningstar's database and includes funds that were in the bottom quartile of their category in 2008 but have been top quartile performers this year. The paper than added in fee criteria and gave extra weight to funds from families with "good reputations and whose managers have a history of posting decent performance."
Load funds were excluded from the list.
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