REIT Fund Redux

Mutual funds investing in real estate investment trusts are "clawing their way back after taking a clobbering in the credit crunch last year," The Wall Street Journal reports.The average real estate fund, which lost over 14% on average in 2007, was up almost 5.6% this year through May 12, according to Morningstar. That makes it the second-best-performing U.S. stock fund group this year-impressive considering the S&P 500 slipped 3.7% in the same period.

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