Investors looking for profits in the first quarter of the year will be hard-pressed to find any good news at all, the Associated Press reports. Early Lipper tallies show that all styles and sectors of stock mutual funds took double-digit hits, with the exception of gold, bear and other funds that short the market. Large-cap value and small-cap growth, for instance, were down 9.2% and 14.4%, respectively, through Thursday.

 

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