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Scorecard: How 2010's First-Half Stock Picks Fared

Early in the year, the market appeared fraught with danger as the recession threatened to hang around. But for the intrepid, it was a welcome stage for value-hunting at depressed stock prices. Here's a look at picks that panned out well -- and not so well.

Smart Balance May Be a Healthy Play

Many food companies have come out with wholesome products enhanced with vitamins and other nutrients that supposedly deliver health wonders. Smart Balance is among them. It's not the biggest by far, but it is the fastest-growing.