Investors have been running for cover. With 1,038 new fixed-income and 308 new money market funds to hit the market since the beginning of the bear market, fund companies have been keeping pace, hoping to provide shelter from the storm.

As much as fund executives might hope they are providing only temporary shelters with such new funds as Fidelity Total Bond and Schwab Hedged Equity, until the market recovers, these might be the only areas of the fund industry to do well.

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