Table: The Fund Groups

Last year disappointed many fund investors--if only because the previous 
      several years had been so strong. Technology funds were the standouts, while 
      precious-metals funds, which nearly doubled in 1993, were 1994's dogs.
      FUND OBJECTIVE       TOTAL RETURN (PERCENT)*        BEST-PERFORMING FUND IN
                        1994 1992-94** 1990-94** 1985-94**         1994
      
      TECHNOLOGY        13.1    17.4    19.0     15.5  Seligman Comm. & Inform. A
      HEALTH CARE        5.3    -1.3    14.9     19.8  Fidelity Select Health Care
      EUROPE             1.6     8.1     3.9     NA    Fidelity Europe Cap. Apprec.
      SPECIALTY          0.9    12.2    10.7    19.9   Fidelity Select Chemicals
      NATURAL RESOURCES -0.1     8.8     5.4    10.3   Fidelity Sel. Paper & Forest
      SMALL COMPANY     -0.3     9.6    12.4    13.5   PBHG Emerging Growth
      GROWTH/INCOME     -0.6     7.0     8.7    12.8   Safeco Equity
      GROWTH            -1.4     6.9     9.7    13.4   Montgomery Growth
      FINANCIAL         -1.5    16.7    15.7    13.4   Fidelity Select Home Finance
      EQUITY-INCOME     -1.6     7.7     8.1    11.8   Fidelity Adv. Equity Income A
      MAXIMUM GROWTH    -2.1     7.3    12.3    14.5   AIM Aggressive Growth
      ASSET ALLOCATION  -2.7     6.2     7.7    10.7   Quest For Value Opportunity A
      BALANCED          -2.7     5.6     8.2    11.7   Dreyfus Balanced
      WORLD             -2.8     7.9     6.1    14.0   Dean Witter Global Div. Grth.
      FOREIGN           -3.8    10.1     6.4    15.8   New England Intl Equity A
      INCOME            -4.4     6.2     8.3    10.7   Putnam Managed Income A
      PACIFIC           -6.9    11.5     3.5    15.4   Fidelity Japan
      UTILITIES         -8.5     5.0     6.6    12.5   Fidelity Select Telecommun.
      PRECIOUS METALS   -9.2    11.7     0.3     6.1   Lexington Strategic Invstmts.
      U.S. DIVERSIFIED
         FUNDS          -1.0     7.5    10.0    13.3
      ALL EQUITY FUNDS  -1.8     7.8     9.1    13.1
      S&P 500            1.3     6.3     8.7    14.4
      *Pretax return, includes appreciation plus reinvestment of dividends and 
      capital gains  **Average annual   NA=Not available
      DATA: MORNINGSTAR INC.
      

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