Table: Equity Funds: The Stars, The Dogs, The Giants

Tech funds were the stars of the first half, though funds investing in 
      financial stocks fared well. But funds in foreign stocks were duds. And gold 
      bugs got clobbered
      
                     WINNERS
                                           Total Return*
      FIDELITY SELECT ELECTRONICS             45.21%
      SELIGMAN COMM. & INFO. A                33.41
      PERKINS OPPORTUNITY                     33.10
      FIDELITY SELECT AIR TRANSPORTATION      31.94
      ROBERTSON STEPHENS VALUE + GROWTH       30.35
      FIDELITY SELECT COMPUTERS               30.02
      EXCEL MIDAS GOLD                        29.52
      SELIGMAN HENDERSON GLOB. TECH. A        27.47
      JOHN HANCOCK NATL. AVIATION & TECH. A   27.07
      FIDELITY SELECT HOME FINANCE            26.86
      IDEX II AGGRESSIVE GROWTH A             26.65
      GAM GLOBAL                              26.61
      JOHN HANCOCK GLOBAL TECH. A             26.12
      BRUCE                                   25.93
      CLIPPER                                 25.93
      FIDELITY SELECT FINANCIAL SERVICES      25.88
      RETIREMENT PLANNING GROWTH B            25.86
      ALGER CAPITAL APPRECIATION              25.27
      QUEST FOR VALUE OPPORTUNITY A           25.25
      FIDELITY SELECT DEFENSE & AEROSPACE     25.22
      ALLIANCE TECHNOLOGY A                   25.04%
      WASATCH MID-CAP                         25.00
      SIFE TRUST                              24.61
      FIDELITY SELECT ENERGY SERVICE          23.88
      FIDELITY SELECT REGIONAL BANKS          23.34
      ROBERTSON STEPHENS CONTRARIAN           23.08
      RYDEX NOVA                              23.02
      RETIREMENT PLANNING FIN. VALUE A        22.85
      FIDELITY SELECT TECHNOLOGY              22.63
      ENTERPRISE MANAGED                      22.61
      ARROW EQUITY                            22.25
      GAM INTERNATIONAL                       22.17
      ALLIANCE PREMIER GROWTH B               22.15
      JOHN HANCOCK REGIONAL BANK B            22.06
      FPA CAPITAL                             22.03
      RYDEX OTC                               21.93
      NEW YORK VENTURE A                      21.86
      MAS VALUE                               21.71
      MERRILL LYNCH GROWTH FOR INV. A         21.38
      AMERICAN CAPITAL EXCHANGE               21.09
      
      *Appreciation plus reinvested dividends and capital gains through June 2
      DATA:MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      
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