The AAII Journal

March 2010 Issue

Editor's Note »

Editor's Note

thumbnail for Editor's Note Diversification: It is a word that investors constantly hear about. It is also an underlying theme to this month's issue. In fact, we have three primary articles that discuss the topic in one manner or another. The first article addresses the tax implications of diversification.

 

Investment Offerings »

Master Limited Partnerships

thumbnail for Master Limited Partnerships  Master limited partnerships provide tax-deferred cash distributions, but there are risks that need to be considered.

 

Features »

Do's and Don'ts of IRA Investing

thumbnail for Do's and Don'ts of IRA Investing   Complicated and restrictive rules can lead to unintended problems. Learn which assets and transactions are allowed and which are not in an IRA.

 

Mutual Funds »

The Top Funds Over Five Years: Finding Common Themes in a Volatile Market

thumbnail for The Top Funds Over Five Years: Finding Common Themes in a Volatile Market Our annual review of the mutual funds with the highest performance over the past five years shows that diversification worked. See which funds led their categories and which five funds delivered the highest returns overall.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Diversification: A Failure of Fact or Expectation?

thumbnail for Diversification: A Failure of Fact or Expectation?   Did diversification fail investors during the most recent bear market or did investors simply take on too much risk? Sam Stovall looks at the historical trends to find answers.

 

Investor Professor »

Investing in Gold

thumbnail for Investing in Gold There are several choices for investors who want to add an allocation to gold to their portfolios. What you need to know about the various options.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Keeping Fund Portfolio Unchanged Despite Tough Start to 2010

thumbnail for Keeping Fund Portfolio Unchanged Despite Tough Start to 2010 Though the January Indicator suggests the possibility of a down year, there is no reason to alter normal investment allocations.

 
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Cover Article »

Do's and Don'ts of IRA Investing

Complicated and restrictive rules can lead to unintended problems. Learn which assets and transactions are allowed and which are not in an IRA.


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