Exchange-traded funds are not the only exotic new product shaking up the mutual fund industry. A new breed of customized, web-based baskets of stocks has recently come to market.

These offerings, which are crosses between stocks and mutual funds, include FOLIOfn of Vienna, Va. (MFMN 4/28/00), RunMoney.com of Minneapolis (MFMN 5/8/00) and Unx.com of Las Vegas, Nev. Unx.com went online in October 1999.

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