its top-10 star fund managers and funds in 2011 based on the amount of assets the funds took in this year, regardless of performance.
But are the above-mentioned PMs really the creme-de-la creme of the mutual fund space? Not so, according to John Melloy's article
last week. Melloy wrote that Bill Miller
last week "may mark the end of investment rock stars to emerge from the mutual fund industry as more versatile and higher-paying hedge funds attract the best talent and exchange traded funds offer a lower cost alternative to retail investors."
The pub's "hottest of the hot" PMs this year in descending order include:
Rob Arnott, PIMCO All Asset All Authority Inst;
Joshua Barrickman, Vanguard Total Bond Market II Index Inv;
Ken Volpert and Gregory Davis, Vanguard Total Bond Market Index;
Rob Arnott, PIMCO All Asset Instl;
Clark Winslow, Justin Kelly, Bart Wear, MainStay Large Cap Growth;
Michael Perre, Vanguard Emerging Mkts Stock Index;
Jeffrey Gundlach, Philip Barach, DoubleLine Total Return Bond;
Gerard O'Reilly, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Inv;
Michael Perre, Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv;
Michael Hasenstab and Sonal Desai, Templeton Global Bond.
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