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Computerized Investing > May/June 2005

Feature: Changing the Holding Period of AAII Stock Screens

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by John Bajkowski

Many members closely follow the performance of the screening strategies presented in Stock Investor Pro, our stock screening program and research database, and in the AAII Stock Screens area of AAII.com. While the market has seen its performance ebb and flow, some strategies have exhibited surging performance since the inception of our stock screen tracking. We have been testing and tracking a wide variety of screening strategies for over seven years now.

Some of the screens attempt to capture the investment philosophy of famous investors such as Warren Buffett, while other screens explain and implement basic investing approaches—such as investing in stocks with low price-to-sales ratios. It is important to keep in mind that the screens following the approach of a famous investor do not represent their actual stock picks. The criteria for each screen are defined by our own interpretations of the investment approaches. A strategist may or may not actually invest in a passing stock.

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