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Messages: What Members Are Asking On-Line

First Quarter 2010 by CI Staff
Comments on our Roth IRA spreadsheet, and a clarification on tracking bonds in Investment Account Manager sent in by Quant IX's president.

Editor's Outlook: Making the Most of Your Subscription

First Quarter 2010 by Wayne A. Thorp
A valuable benefit of subscribing to Computerized Investing is the CI E-Newsletter. This monthly e-mail has recently been redesigned to offer you more, including an interactive Discussion of the Month.

Editor's Outlook: Investor Tools Change With Economy

Fourth Quarter 2009 by Wayne A. Thorp
Thoughts on the consolidation of investment software and Web services due to the troubled economy, and how it affects investors.

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Fourth Quarter 2009 by CI Staff
Questions on MSN Money retiring its Investment Toolbox, and comments on our recent review of portfolio management software.

Editor's Outlook: Making the Most of Twitter

First Quarter 2009 by Wayne A. Thorp
Whether or no Twitter is just another in a long line of Internet fads that rise and fall in the blink of an eye, there is a wealth of information you can glean from those 140-character messages.

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First Quarter 2009 by CI Staff
Comments on AAII’s survey of on-line discount brokers and a correction to CI’s on-line article interpreting the Magic Formula approach.

Editor's Outlook: Retooling CI for Expanded Coverage

Fourth Quarter 2009 by Wayne A. Thorp
We altered our print schedule and expanded each print issue of CI with more pages and more regular columns, and we added exclusive on-line content, allowing us to provide our readers with more in-depth and useful information on a more frequent basis.

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Fourth Quarter 2009 by CI Staff
Questions on importing Money data into Quicken, Sharebuilder on-line broker, and how relative strength is defined. Plus, a request for open source investment software.

Editor's Outlook: The Pitfalls of On-Line Tax Preparation

Mar/Apr 2009 by Wayne A. Thorp
As my recent experience attests, you cannot blindly rely on the output of tax services.

Editor's Outlook: Looking Beyond the Present

Fourth Quarter 2009 by Wayne A. Thorp
While it will take years to see the true impact 2008 will have on the financial well-being of millions, I am confident that the system, while shaken, is not broken.

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Fourth Quarter 2009 by CI Staff
Comments posted on-line and messages sent by E-mail include criticism of Morningstar.com data on closed-end funds and questions on where to find total return statistics and how to evaluate the effectiveness of electronic trading tools.

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Mar/Apr 2008 by CI Staff
A member reports on his experience trying out the Rule #1 investing approach. Plus, where to find lists of dividend-paying foreign stock, and a comment on our new publication design.

Editor's Outlook: Microsoft's Dirty Vista Secret

Mar/Apr 2008 by Wayne A. Thorp
Recently surfaced E-mails between Microsoft executives reveal knowledge that the soon-to-be-released Vista operation system would have trouble running on computers labeled as Vista-capable.

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Jan/Feb 2008 by CI Staff
A clarification on a formula used in the "Rule #1" approach. Plus, answers to questions on how we track the Model Portfolios and AAII Stock Screens.

Editor's Outlook: A New Year, a New Look

Jan/Feb 2008 by Wayne A. Thorp
Computerized Investing begins 2008 with a redesigned layout and added color to enhance our readers' experience. Also, comments on the feature article in this issue on tax preparation software.

Editor's Outlook

Nov/Dec 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
A recent bug discovered in Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program highlights the potential risks of relying on the results of software or Web sites to make financial decision.

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Nov/Dec 2007 by CI Staff
Questions about investment tracking programs for Mac users and where to find a stock screener tailored to individual needs.

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Sep/Oct 2007 by CI Staff
Questions about AAII Stock Screens and the portfolio tracker at AAII.com. Plus, a source for real-world returns on the CAN SLIM approach and where to find a list of mutual funds that hold a specific stock.

Editor's Outlook

Sep/Oct 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
Comments on the Vista operating system as Microsoft prepares to release the first service pack for the program.

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Jul/Aug 2007 by CI Staff
Readers seeking a replacement for Captools, questions on the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio, and comments regarding CAN SLIM licensees and the use of hypothetical performance data.

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Jul/Aug 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
Comments on the difference between connection speeds advertised by Internet service providers and the slower speeds that users commonly experience.

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May/Jun 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
When "journalistic integrity" and advertising collide.

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May/Jun 2007 by CI Staff
Comments on the MSN Money Portfolio Tracker and discount brokers. Plus, questions on where to find earnings release dates, bond fund information, and screen criteria for the Tiny Titans.

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Mar/Apr 2007 by CI Staff
A suggested addition to a past Webcasts column; plus, questions on where to find chart screening on-line and why the price-earnings ratios of ETFs don’t agree.

Editor's Outlook

Mar/Apr 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
Individual investor access to real-time market data on-line may become more costly or unavailable. A look at the issues involved.

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Jan/Feb 2007 by CI Staff
A plea to Captools Company to continue supporting their Individual Investor version, and a question about the AAII Stock Screens.

Editor's Outlook

Jan/Feb 2007 by Wayne A. Thorp
Thoughts on how to approach choosing a personal finance program and an on-line discount broker.

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Nov/Dec 2006 by CI Staff
How to run the AAII Shadow Stock screen and whether on-line portfolio data is secure.

Editor's Outlook

Nov/Dec 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Apple's road to recovery leads to advancements for both Apple and Microsoft as they prepare to release new versions of their respective operating systems.

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Sep/Oct 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Introducing James O'Shaughnessy's new stock-picking approaches based on the predicting market trends.

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Sep/Oct 2006 by CI Staff
A shareware suggestion for standard deviations, where to find historical price data, and how to analyze correlations between investments.

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Jul/Aug 2006 by CI Staff
Where to view historical standard deviation for a stock and sites that cover preferred and convertible preferred stocks.

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Jul/Aug 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Comments on the battle between two different high-definition digital video technologies to become the consumer standard.

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May/Jun 2006 by CI Staff
Where to find advanced asset allocation analysis, YTD performance, and a plug-in for receiving market data.

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May/Jun 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Apple Computer's announcements over the last year have the potential to level the playing field for Mac and Windows users. What their plans can mean to you.

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Mar/Apr 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Which way the Super Bowl market indicator points in 2006.

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Mar/Apr 2006 by CI Staff
Feedback on our January/February article on Joel Greenblatt’s Magic Formula Approach.

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Jan/Feb 2006 by Wayne A. Thorp
Wayne A. Thorp, CFA, financial analyst at AAII, takes the helm at Computerized Investing with this issue.

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Jan/Feb 2006 by CI Staff
Why historical price charts for mutual funds differ considerably at different Web sites, and the best source for dividend information.

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Nov/Dec 2005 by CI Staff
Exporting from Web-based screening sites and notes on simplifying the Graham approach.

Editor's Outlook

Nov/Dec 2005 by John Bajkowski
The dangers of copy-protection software.

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Sep/Oct 2005 by CI Staff
Looking for a program that will perform backtesting on a portfolio of mutual funds.

Editor's Outlook

Sep/Oct 2005 by John Bajkowski
Comments on the timelessness of Benjamin Graham's approach to stock picking.

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Jul/Aug 2005 by John Bajkowski
The evolution of software documentation over the last 15 years and how it has affected the end user.

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Jul/Aug 2005 by CI Staff
Members share their experiences with data integration between financial institutions and Money and Quicken.

Editor's Outlook

May/Jun 2005 by John Bajkowski
Comments on "pharming" scams, where spoof sites are substituted for real sites when Web addresses are typed in a browser.

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May/Jun 2005 by CI Staff
Searching for real estate funds, stock data vendors and ratings on advisory letters.

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Mar/Apr 2005 by John Bajkowski
Comments on using technical analysis in an investment program.

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Mar/Apr 2005 by CI Staff
How to explain data transfer bugs when using Quicken or Microsoft Money to handle your personal finances.

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Jan/Feb 2005 by CI Staff
Replacing a handmade database for tracking the performance of stocks.

Editor's Outlook

Jan/Feb 2005 by John Bajkowski
The competition between Microsoft and Intuit, and thoughts on choosing a discount broker.

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Nov/Dec 2004 by CI Staff
How to tailor a stock screening system to your individual tastes.

Editor's Outlook

Nov/Dec 2004 by John Bajkowski
AAII's on-line survey of members on their opinions of discount brokers.

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Sep/Oct 2004 by CI Staff
Overlooked portfolio tracking features on Yahoo!, and where to find fund portfolio analysis on-line.

Editor's Outlook

Sep/Oct 2004 by John Bajkowski
Guarding against phishing schemes on-line and through E-mail.

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Jul/Aug 2004 by John Bajkowski
Comments on Intuit limiting access to the Quicken personal finance site.

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Jul/Aug 2004 by CI Staff
Where to find a portfolio manager that can import broker transactions

Editor's Outlook

May/Jun 2004 by John Bajkowski
The trend in Web-based fundamental screening services.

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May/Jun 2004 by CI Staff
Where to find current and accurate fund distribution data on-line.

Editor's Outlook

Mar/Apr 2004 by John Bajkowski
Comments on QuoTrek, the leading wireless handheld quotation and news service.

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Mar/Apr 2004 by CI Staff
A warning on discount broker fees and questions about AAII's Guide to Computerized Investing.

Editor's Outlook

Jan/Feb 2004 by John Bajkowski
Thoughts on fighting adware and spyware.

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Jan/Feb 2004 by CI Staff
How AAII Stock Screens are tracked and where to find a high-yield screen for DRPs.

Editor's Outlook

Nov/Dec 2003 by John Bajkowski
Comments on high-speed Internet connections.

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Nov/Dec 2003 by CI Staff
A cautionary tale on purchasing investing software.

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Sep/Oct 2003 by CI Staff
Investor's Business Daily ad leads investors to AAII.

Editor's Outlook

Sep/Oct 2003 by John Bajkowski
Comments on all-in-one investing Web sites and using a DRP through a broker.

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Jul/Aug 2003 by CI Staff
Looking for trailing stop alerts and advance/decline lines.

Editor's Outlook

Jul/Aug 2003 by John Bajkowski
Comments on building a portfolio of mutual funds and choosing computer tools to help.

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May/Jun 2003 by CI Staff
Seeking a replacement for WealthBuilder.

Editor's Outlook

May/Jun 2003 by John Bajkowski
Thoughts on asset allocation and computer tools that help track and analyze your portfolio.

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Mar/Apr 2003 by John Bajkowski
Thoughts on re-examining the CANSLIM approach.

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Mar/Apr 2003 by CI Staff
Where to find daily historical stock prices.

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Jan/Feb 2003 by CI Staff
How to make use of Windows programs on a Mac and how to manage foreign currencies.

Editor's Outlook

Jan/Feb 2003 by John Bajkowski
Comments on personal finance programs.

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Nov/Dec 2002 by CI Staff
Where to find index fund data and portfolio risk statistics.

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Sep/Oct 2002 by CI Staff
Tracking fund money flows to gauge investor sentiment.