Despite the damage done by the subprime meltdown and credit crisis, most U.S. stock and bond funds were able to post positive returns, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Natural resource funds did the best, gaining an average of 37%, followed by utility funds, up 20%, and technology funds, up 16%.

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