CONSISTENTLY STRONG PERFORMANCE HARD, BUT POSSIBLE TO FIND
Thursday 12/22/2016 17:00:42 EST - Standard & Poor's

The phrase "past performance is not an indicator of future results" is a disclaimer that is often found on many reports. If ignored by investors, it is done so at their own risk. Semi-annual research from S&P Dow Jones Indices serves as a cautionary sign to anyone who chooses a fund just on its success in one 12-month period.

S&P Dow Jones Indices published the results of its September 2016 persistence scorecard. The scorecard tracks the consistency of top performers over yearl...