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In This Issue
Comparison Web-Based Stock Screening Services An investigation of Web sites that allow you to filter thousands of stocks based on various criteria to quickly identify a more manageable group possessing similar qualities that merit further analysis. The 10 best stock screening services are described, with details on the depth of their data and flexibility of their screening.
Update Update: New Computer Investing Products A look at the Retirement Savings Planner 2008 from Torrid Technologies; and FeedDemon, an RSS reader for organizing your RSS update feeds. Quicktakes include new services offered by MSN Money, Scottrade, and MB Trading, plus other sites of interest to individual investors.
AAII Online AAII.com: Top Funds Guide and Audio Clips Check out the expanded version of the 2008 Top Mutual Funds Guide, with full data pages on 1,400 funds, in our AAII Guides area. Also, listen to audio clips from the AAII Investor Conference in a new area of our Web site.
On the Internet On the Internet: Market Index Statistics In-depth data on market indexes--such as historical price data, composition, and fundamental data--can only be found at the Web sites of the index sponsors.
Editor's Outlook Editor's Outlook: Apple Pulls a Microsoft Apple's surreptitious inclusion of the new Safari Web browser as a default "update" choice is a good reminder to be vigilant whenever responding to automatic prompts--it's all too easy to accidentally install unwanted programs.
Messages Messages: What Members Are Asking On-Line Comments and questions on our comparison of technical analysis programs, including a letter from BeeSoft explaining why we erroneously reported that their ProTA programs had been discontinued. Plus, an explanation of how to calculate cost basis in the event of a spin-off.
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