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January 2002 Issue

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Bond Basics: An Investor's Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield

thumbnail for Bond Basics: An Investor's Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield The term "yield" can be confusing to investors because it has a number of different meanings. Even more confusing is the fact that these meanings are not directly comparable for individual bonds and for bond funds.

 

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What to Look for in a Closed-End Municipal Bond Fund

thumbnail for What to Look for in a Closed-End Municipal Bond Fund Mutual Funds: A closed-end fund's stock price can rise above or fall below its net asset value, depending upon supply and demand. While bond fund markdowns don't get as deep as those on equity funds, you can still find opportunities.

 

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Stock Strategy Performance: The Winners and Losers in 2001

thumbnail for Stock Strategy Performance: The Winners and Losers in 2001 Stock Screening: The best-and worst-performing strategies of 2001 both showed strong reversals from their 2000 performance, highlighting the danger of blindly investing in the prior year's best performer.

 

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Bond Basics: An Investor's Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield

thumbnail for Bond Basics: An Investor's Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield Bond Basics: An InvestorĀ“s Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield Bonds: The term "yield" can be confusing to investors because it has a number of different meanings. Even more confusing is the fact that these meanings are not directly comparable for individual bonds and for bond funds.

 

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An Interview With Scott L. Scher, Portfolio Manager, CRM Small Cap Value Fund

thumbnail for An Interview With Scott L. Scher, Portfolio Manager, CRM Small Cap Value Fund Feature: A value approach to investing that seeks small-cap firms undergoing positive changes.

 

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Analyzing Volume & Price Ranges Using Equivolume Charting

thumbnail for Analyzing Volume & Price Ranges Using Equivolume Charting Technical Analysis: While heavy volume on an upward price move is usually viewed as a positive sign, heavy trading volume at the end or top of the price move is ignored. An in-depth look at reading equivolume charts to understand volume and price ranges.

 

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Discount Broker Survey 2002: A Guide to Commissions and Services

thumbnail for Discount Broker Survey 2002: A Guide to Commissions and Services Feature: AAII's annual guide looks at the current trends in discount brokers and provides a comparison of commissions, fees, and services.

 
Cover Article »

What to Look for in a Closed-End Municipal Bond Fund

Mutual Funds: A closed-end fund's stock price can rise above or fall below its net asset value, depending upon supply and demand. While bond fund markdowns don't get as deep as those on equity funds, you can still find opportunities.

Cover Article »

Stock Strategy Performance: The Winners and Losers in 2001

Stock Screening: The best-and worst-performing strategies of 2001 both showed strong reversals from their 2000 performance, highlighting the danger of blindly investing in the prior year's best performer.

Cover Article »

Bond Basics: An Investor's Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield

Bond Basics: An InvestorĀ“s Guide to the Many Meanings of Yield Bonds: The term "yield" can be confusing to investors because it has a number of different meanings. Even more confusing is the fact that these meanings are not directly comparable for individual bonds and for bond funds.

Cover Article »

An Interview With Scott L. Scher, Portfolio Manager, CRM Small Cap Value Fund

Feature: A value approach to investing that seeks small-cap firms undergoing positive changes.

Cover Article »

Analyzing Volume & Price Ranges Using Equivolume Charting

Technical Analysis: While heavy volume on an upward price move is usually viewed as a positive sign, heavy trading volume at the end or top of the price move is ignored. An in-depth look at reading equivolume charts to understand volume and price ranges.

Cover Article »

Discount Broker Survey 2002: A Guide to Commissions and Services

Feature: AAII's annual guide looks at the current trends in discount brokers and provides a comparison of commissions, fees, and services.


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