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The AAII Journal

December 2010 Issue

Editor's Note »

Editor's Note

thumbnail for Editor's Note I will start this month's note by addressing the elephant in the room: "Where is the tax guide?" Congress had just started reconvening when we went to press. As a result, I am a pushing the guide back one month in hopes of having more clarity about 2011 tax rates.

 

Features »

International Diversification: Why It Still Makes Sense

thumbnail for International Diversification: Why It Still Makes Sense History shows that international stocks provide diversification benefits over the long term, even though correlations become close during times of crisis.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

A Time for Time Deposits

thumbnail for A Time for Time Deposits Many certificates of deposit (CDs) are offering higher yields than Treasuries with similar maturities, and they meet investors’ need for safety.

 

Bonds »

TIPS and the Nature of Inflation Protection

thumbnail for TIPS and the Nature of Inflation Protection The total return of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) is influenced both by trailing inflation and expectations for future inflation.

 

Commodities »

Is Now the Time to Add Commodities?

Commodity investments can provide substantial benefits regardless of the equity style an investor pursues.

 

Beginning Investor »

Active Versus Passive: Which Do You Choose?

thumbnail for Active Versus Passive: Which Do You Choose? Active management provides more control, but passive management reduces expenses.

 

CI in the Journal »

PC Buyer’s Guide

Get suggestions on the best computers to use for investing.

 

Tax Strategies »

Year-End Tax Considerations

Five tax issues that individual investors should consider before December 31.

 

The First Cut »

Consensus: Stocks That Pass the Most Screens

thumbnail for Consensus: Stocks That Pass the Most Screens These 25 stocks were identified by four or more AAII screens.

 

Stock Screens »

How I Find Lower Risk/Higher Reward Stocks

thumbnail for How I Find Lower Risk/Higher Reward Stocks Charles details his stock screen, which helps identify stocks based on four key attributes: valuation, financials, business model and diversification.

 
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International Diversification: Why It Still Makes Sense

History shows that international stocks provide diversification benefits over the long term, even though correlations become close during times of crisis.


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