Over the past 10 years, through April 2014, equity energy stocks led all major Morningstar fund categories with annualized returns of 11.1%, while all domestic equity funds returned an annualized 7.9% on average. Is it time to trim allocations to energy stocks? Contrarians might favor moving money into 10-year laggards like precious metals (annualized returns of 5% for this fund category), financials (3.1%), or Japanese stocks (1.9%).
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