Top AAII Articles

  • Larry Swedroe and Andrew Berkin

    Larry Swedroe and Andrew Berkin

    Is Outperforming the Market Alpha or Beta?

    Above-benchmark returns (“alpha”) are often achieved by weighting specific factors, calling into question the cost of active management.

  • Robert Stein

    Robert Stein

    Proxy Voting for Individual Investors

    Good corporate governance can improve returns and lower volatility. Guidelines on what to consider when voting your shares.

  • Charles Rotblut, CFA

    Charles Rotblut, CFA

    How to Read a 10-K Filing

    This annual report, required by the SEC, offers insight into a company’s business and the potential risks shareholders may face.

  • Jesper Madsen, CFA

    Jesper Madsen, CFA

    Investing in Asia for Dividend Income

    Going overseas for income can give exposure to stronger dividend growth. This fund manager explains what to look for when analyzing Asian stocks.

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