Small Star

In Morningstar's 11th annual selection of mutual-fund managers of the year, the well-known Mario Gabelli won top honors. The big surprise was a runner-up: John Bogle Jr. and his N/I Numeric Investors funds. Morningstar singled out the obscure fund family, with total assets of just $360 million, because "when it comes to commitment to shareholders, few can match Bogle," son of Vanguard Group's senior chairman.

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