Buying a Computer
Trends in the computing industry and issues to consider before purchasing a new computer or upgrading your current system.
Analyzing, selecting and trading exchange-traded funds
Using investor sentiment to indentify tops and bottoms in the market.
Market Breadth & Timing
Market breadth and momentum indicators to gauge the market's overall direction.
Mutual Fund Screening & Analysis
Screening for and analyzing mutual funds.
Constructing a portfolio of investments and the issues involved, including risk management.
In-depth reviews of some of the most popular investment-related software.
Stock Screening & Analysis
Using quantitative stock screening filters to identify possible investment and analyzing individual stocks.
Determining the "true worth" of a company.
Technical Analysis & Charting
Using technical indicators and charts to help time your buy and sell decisions.
Using computerized tools and resources to prepare and file your personal income taxes.
In the September/October 2007 issue of CI, we introduced Phil Town’s Rule #1 approach to picking stocks, which involves selecting “wonderful” companies at attractive prices. A summary of Town’s methodology is provided in Table 1 and you can find the original Rule #1 article on-line at the Computerized Investing Web site (www.computerizedinvesting.com).
We also developed a stock screen based on the steps Town outlined in his book, “Rule #1” (2006, Crown Publishers), and clarifying statements he subsequently has made at his blog (www.philtown.com).
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