Although the market has been exceptionally volatile, some mutual funds have been able to handle the risk and deliver strong returns for investors, Dow Jones reports.

The managers of the mid-cap core Fairholme Fund, for instance, look for bargains and only invest in companies run by talented management teams. The managers say that taking such a careful look at companies has given them an education in various industries.

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