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The AAII Journal

April 2010 Issue

Editor's Note »

Editor's Note

thumbnail for Editor's Note Even though I am a value investor, I always look at a stock's chart before buying. Don't get me wrong, among the first things I will look at when I have a stock idea is the price-to-book multiple and the cash flow statement.

 

Investment Offerings »

Faith-Based Investing

thumbnail for Faith-Based Investing An increasing number of mutual funds and ETFs incorporate religious principles.

 

Features »

Why Technical Analysis Matters

thumbnail for Why Technical Analysis Matters Chart watching can help investors make better decisions. A five-step process can take a stock from an idea to a decision to buy or sell.

 

CI in the Journal »

Top Charting Web Sites

Discover two of the best technical analysis and charting Web sites in this new column.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Does Social Investing Generate Higher Returns?

thumbnail for Does Social Investing Generate Higher Returns? Companies with high social responsibility ratings outperformed companies with low ratings, but to get the highest returns, you should not shun shares of any company.

 

The First Cut »

Socially Responsible Stocks

thumbnail for Socially Responsible Stocks The 30 stocks most widely held by socially responsible mutual funds.

 

Beginning Investor »

Beginning Investor: How to Start

thumbnail for Beginning Investor: How to Start Beginning investors can learn how to take that first step in this new column.

 

Stock Screens »

Adjusting for the Real World: Testing Variations of Piotroski's Screen

thumbnail for Adjusting for the Real World: Testing Variations of Piotroski's Screen The Piotroski screen has been one of AAII's top screens for many years, but it often identifies just a few stocks. See what happens when the criteria are relaxed.

 

Investor Professor »

Proxy Voting

thumbnail for Proxy Voting Proxy ballots give investors a voice and proxy materials contain important information.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Shadow Stock Portfolio: About Even Despite High Volatility

thumbnail for Shadow Stock Portfolio: About Even Despite High Volatility As of the end of February, the portfolio is about even year-to-date, but there has been high volatility with a weak January and a strong February.

 
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Cover Article »

Why Technical Analysis Matters

Chart watching can help investors make better decisions. A five-step process can take a stock from an idea to a decision to buy or sell.


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