Definitions

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  • adj. of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more

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Examples

  • Autonomy, listed in 1998, is a rarity in Europe's technology sector: a large-cap group with a decent track record.

    Search Is Over For Autonomy

  • The average large-cap fund has returned just 4.52% this year, according to investment-research firm Morningstar Inc., compared with the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index's 4.96% rise.

    Stock Picking Gets Trickier

  • Here are the top 20 actively-managed large-cap mutual funds over 10 years through June 28, 2011, according to Morningstar.

    Top 20 U.S. Large-Cap Mutual Funds over Ten Years

  • Bottom line: "It's really hard for an actively managed large-cap fund to add a whole lot of extra value," says Matthew Tuttle , chief investment officer at Tuttle Wealth Management in Stamford, Conn.

    Stock Picking Gets Trickier

  • Here are the top 20 actively-managed large-cap mutual funds through June 28, 2011, according to Morningstar.

    Top 20 U.S. Large-Cap Mutual Funds in 2011

  • The fund has returned 7.04% annually during the past 10 years, among the top 1% of large-cap growth funds.

    Stock Picking Gets Trickier

  • Just a quarter of large-cap growth, value and blend funds have beaten the S&P 500 this year and over the past 10.

    Stock Picking Gets Trickier

  • The fund, last year's second-best performer among 302 funds in the large-cap value category, is down 10% this year.

    Stock Picking Gets Trickier

  • Reliance Industries, India's largest company by market capitalization, led declines amid heavy selling by foreign investors in large-cap stocks.

    India Shares Hit Six-Week Low

  • "We're looking at large-cap names that are poised to move up to investment-grade," said Thomas O'Reilly , high-yield portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, pointing to price gains and a corresponding fall in risk premiums, or spread over Treasury bonds, that rising stars can see.

    Investors Seek Stars Rising Up From Junk

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