Looking for Shock-Proof Stocks

Chesapeake Core Growth prospered in 2000 by picking large-caps resistant to sudden economic shifts. Among co-manager Whit Gardner's current favorites: Citigroup and EMC

Although 2000 was a rough year for large-cap growth offerings, the Chesapeake Core Growth Fund (CHCGX ) held up admirably, posting a 6.4% gain -- in contrast to a 9.1% drop in the S&P 500. In 1999, this fund soared 47.6%, while the S&P 500 rose 21.0%, and it now boasts a three-year annualized performance record of 26.2% vs. the S&P 500's 12.3% over the same period.

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