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Kenneth Michal

Kenneth J. Michal .


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  1. Features »

    Shadow Stocks 2000: Characteristics of the Rookies

    Stock Screening: Earnings per share growth is one of the main benchmarks used for measuring company performance. But look at year-to-year trends as wells as overall growth to uncover variability and risk.

    February 2000 | Journal

  2. Computerized-investing »

    On-Line Discount Brokers

    AAII's annual look at the discount brokers that provide on-line trading includes details on the trading options, quote data, portfolio services and research that each broker offers through the Internet.

    January 2000 | Computerized-investing

  3. Features »

    Cyber-Investing: An Intro to Internet Stocks as an Investment

    Stock Screening: Internet stocks are much more volatile than the market as a whole, and this is directly associated with the substantial degree of valuation risk associated with many of the stocks of the industry.

    November 1999 | Journal

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    Screening for Growth Abroad: ADRs at a Reasonable Price

    Stock Screening: An ADR is a negotiable certificate issued by a U.S. commercial bank, priced in U.S. dollars, representing shares of a non-U.S. publicly traded company. They make investing abroad both simpler and less costly for the investor.

    September 1999 | Journal

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    Characteristics of Stocks with Dividend Reinvestment Plans

    Stock Screening: Firms with dividend reinvestment plans offer investors advantages. But make sure you are optimistic about the stock's performance, not just enticed by the dividend reinvestment plan.

    July 1999 | Journal

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    Analyzing the Brokerage Firms: A Look at On-Line Discounters

    Stock Analysis: Internet stocks are red-hot, and one group tied directly to the Internet is the on-line discount brokerage industry. How to analyze these firms as possible investment opportunities.

    May 1999 | Journal

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    Out of the Wall Street Spotlight: The 1999 Shadow Stocks

    Stock Screening: A total of 276 stocks passed the 1999 Shadow Stock screens for small companies that are not followed closely by analylsts.

    February 1999 | Journal

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    The 1999 Shadow Stock Rookies: Companies New to the List

    Stock Screening: AAII┬┤s annual screening for small companies resulted in 65 firms that are new to the Shadow Stock list, and their financial profiles indicate a diverse group of companies.

    February 1999 | Journal