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The AAII Journal

June 2005 Issue

Asset Allocation »

"For Long-Term Investors, the Focus Should Be on Risk"

When determining the optimal allocation for your own portfolio, it's best to focus first on how much you are able and willing to lose.

 

Mutual Funds »

Does Your Portfolio Need an Addition? Think Real Estate Funds

thumbnail for Does Your Portfolio Need an Addition? Think Real Estate Funds Real estate funds have had quite a run over the last five years, and the bull market may or may not be over. But these funds hold charm for investors beyond just the potential for high raw returns.

 

Investment Newsletters »

Should You Seek or Shun the Most Popular Stocks?

Contrary to the contrarians, a short study shows you shouldn't automatically shun the most popular stocks.

 

Tax Strategies »

Tracking Basis in Mergers, Splits and Other Corporate Actions

Properly tracking a stock's basis can save you a bundle at tax time, but corporate actions can complicate matters. A look at some of the rules.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

For Long-Term Investors, the Focus Should Be on Risk

thumbnail for For Long-Term Investors, the Focus Should Be on Risk When determining the optimal allocation for your own portfolio, it's best to focus first on how much you are able and willing to lose.

 

Stock Strategies »

Low-Cost Investing: A Guide to Dividend Reinvestment Plans

Buying stock with little or no commission is the major attraction of dividend reinvestment plans. This year's annual guide lists over 300 companies that will sell their initial shares directly to the public.

 

Stock Screens »

A Conservative Approach to Screening for High Dividend Yields

thumbnail for A Conservative Approach to Screening for High Dividend Yields Dividend-paying stocks provide a bit of a safe harbor during market tempests. Our high-yield screen offers a conservative approach to investing in dividend-paying stocks.

 
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