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The Bond Fund Leaders

TAXABLE FUNDS
                                    TOTAL RETURN*
GMO EMERGING COUNTRY DEBT III           59.97%
PHOENIX EMERGING MARKETS BOND A         50.56
MORGAN ST. INSTL. EMG. MKTS. DBT. A     46.23
FIDELITY NEW MARKETS DEBT A             38.45
BEAR STEARNS EMG. MKTS. DEBT A          37.83
FIDELITY ADV. EMG. MKTS. INC. T         37.57
T. ROWE PRICE EMG. MKTS. BOND           33.94
ALLIANCE GLOBAL DOLLAR GOVT. B          33.61
GT GLOBAL HIGH-INCOME B                 32.86
SCUDDER EMERGING MARKETS INC.           37.78
AVERAGE OF 1287 FUNDS                    5.73


TAX-FREE FUNDS
                                     TOTAL RETURN*
COLORADO BONDSHARES                      7.34%
UNITED MUNICIPAL HIGH-INCOME A           6.19
ND TAX-FREE                              6.13
DAVIS TAX-FREE HIGH INCOME A             5.78
AMERICAN HIGH-INCOME MUNICIPAL           5.68
RIVERSIDE CAPITAL TN MUNI. OBLIG.        5.63
FRANKLIN HIGH YIELD TAX-FREE INC. I      5.48
VOYAGEUR NATL. HIGH-YIELD MUNI.          5.45
FEDERATED PA MUNICIPAL INCOME A          5.43
FEDERATED CA MUNICIPAL INCOME F          5.41
AVERAGE OF 1045 FUNDS                    2.86


*Appreciation plus reinvestment of dividends and capital gains before taxes, 
Jan. 1 -Dec.13, 1996
DATA: MORNINGSTAR INC.





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