Oakmark International Disappoints Us

When this fund is good, it shines relative to peers, but when it is bad, it fares far worse.

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Dumping a fund when it is down defies a basic investing rule: Buy low and sell high. It’s one reason we’ve stuck by Oakmark International (OAKIX), despite a turbulent run recently. When this fund is good, it is awesome relative to peers, but when it is bad, it fares far worse.

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Nellie S. Huang
Senior Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Nellie joined Kiplinger in August 2011 after a seven-year stint in Hong Kong. There, she worked for the Wall Street Journal Asia, where as lifestyle editor, she launched and edited Scene Asia, an online guide to food, wine, entertainment and the arts in Asia. Prior to that, she was an editor at Weekend Journal, the Friday lifestyle section of the Wall Street Journal Asia. Kiplinger isn't Nellie's first foray into personal finance: She has also worked at SmartMoney (rising from fact-checker to senior writer), and she was a senior editor at Money.