Table: The Worst Funds

Tech, biotech, and telecom get battered, again

TOTAL RETURN*

FIRSTHAND COMMUNICATIONS -26.13% FIDELITY SELECT WIRELESS -25.97 VAN WAGONER EMERGING GROWTH -24.61 INVESCO TELECOMMUNICATIONS K -24.37 VAN WAGONER POST-VENTURE -23.90 AMERINDO HEALTH & BIOTECH A -23.57 ING GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS B -22.96 VAN WAGONER TECHNOLOGY -22.71 FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATORS -22.44 iSHARES GOLDMAN SACHS NETWORKING INDEX -20.81 OPPENHEIMER EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES A -20.00 RYDEX TELECOMMUNICATIONS INV. -19.30 HARTFORD GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS A -19.11 MONTEREY MURPHY NEW WORLD BIOTECH. -18.81 NEVIS -18.21 FOUNTAINHEAD SPECIAL VALUE -17.91 FIDELITY SELECT DEVELOP COMMUNICATIONS -17.83 BLACK OAK EMERGING TECHNOLOGY -17.22 AMIDEX35 MUTUAL -17.15 J.P. MORGAN H&Q TECHNOLOGY B -16.89 ORBITEX MEDICAL SCIENCES A -16.81 PROFUNDS ULTRAOTC PROFUND INV. -16.63 WORLD GENOMICSFUND.COM -16.59 MUNDER BIO(TECH)2 Y -15.97 FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE -15.95 iSHARES D.J. U.S. TELECOM. SCTR.INDEX -15.84 MONTEREY MURPHY NEW WORLD TECH. -15.62 GRAND PRIX A -15.56 FIDELITY ADVISOR DEVELOPING COMM. T -15.19 POTOMAC INTERNET PLUS ADV. -15.07 DEUTSCHE FLAG COMMUNICATIONS A -15.07 LINDNER COMMUNICATIONS INV. -15.06 DUNCAN-HURST TECHNOLOGY R -15.01 REGIONAL OPPORT. OHIO-INDIANA-KENTUCKY B -14.72 FIDELITY SELECT TELECOMMUNICATIONS -14.52 REYNOLDS -14.18 THURLOW GROWTH -14.17 SIT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY GROWTH -13.89 DESSAUER GLOBAL EQUITY -13.88 TCW GALILEO SMALL CAP GROWTH I -13.57 ORBITEX EMERGING TECHNOLOGY A -13.53 SM&R ALGER TECHNOLOGY A -13.43 VAN WAGONER MID-CAP GROWTH -13.34 RS INFORMATION AGE A -13.21 BERGER NEW GENERATION INSTL. -13.10 ELITE NEW OPPORTUNITY -12.83 MONETTA SELECT TECHNOLOGY -12.78 MFS GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS A -12.70 iSHARES S&P GLBL. TELECOM. SECTOR INDEX -12.70 NAVELLIER MILLENNIUM ALL CAP GROWTH B -12.54

* Appreciation plus reinvestment of dividends and capital gains before taxes, Jan. 1 through Mar. 22, 2002 Data: Standard & Poor's

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