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Dreman Estimate Revisions Screen
A screen that combines David Dreman’s contrarian investment theory with recent positive changes in earnings estimates.
ETFs Are Not Always Cheaper Than Mutual Funds
Depending on the asset class and how the calculations are made, ETFs can be more expensive to own than mutual funds.
The Median Stock Doesn’t Beat the Broad Market Indexes
Not only has the median stock historically underperformed the Russell 3000, but diversification would have helped shareholders of most stocks.
The Top Investor Threats for 2015
Regulators list binary options, marijuana industry investments, stream of income investments and digital currency as the top investor threats.
Top AAII Articles
Relatively low liquidity with infrequent trading activity for many muni bonds places an importance on portfolio structure and credit quality.
Though the Dow and the S&P 500 set record highs, mid-cap and small-cap stocks lagged, contributing to disappointing returns for active strategies.
Notes for the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio and performance figures for both portfolios are now updated.
Developments that impact the long-term attractiveness of an investment are more important to monitor than merely performance alone.
The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures members who are bullish, bearish, and neutral for the next six months.
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AAII Model Portfolios
Throughout the year, AAII updates you on the holdings, performance and investment strategy behind our research portfolios.
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Retirement Planning: Misconceptions About Life in Retirement
"Some people spend more time planning a two-week vacation than they do retirement planning."
Retirement is a passage from one lifestyle to another. One way to think of the term "retire" is by placing a hyphen between the 'e' and the 't' and creating a new term—re-tire: To put on new treads.
Those who take the voyage seriously and do the right kind of retirement planning usually have a smoother trip and more fun.
Discussions with seasoned retirees indicate that there are many myths and misconceptions about retirement. Often you will hear these myths stated as fact. Here are some of the most common ones.Read More »