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The AAII Journal

October 2007 Issue

Stock Screens »

The Rule #1 Approach to Finding Wonderful Companies

thumbnail for The Rule #1 Approach to Finding Wonderful Companies Warren Buffett’s #1 rule of investing is: Don't lose money And how do you accomplish that small feat? By investing in wonderful companies at attracive prices, according to Phil Town, author of a new book that outlines his approach. A look at AAII's new stock screen based on Town's methodology.

 

Features »

The Individual Investor's 2007 Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds

thumbnail for The Individual Investor's 2007 Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds Our annual guide this year features over 500 exchange-traded funds. Included is a complete listing of all existing stock and fixed-income exchange-traded funds, plus articles on how they work and what you need to know about investing in them.

 

Hot Links »

Web Sites for Exchange-Traded Funds

thumbnail for Web Sites for Exchange-Traded Funds Where to get up-to-date market and trading information on exchange-traded funds, as well as prospectuses and other fund reports.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Building an ETF Portfolio: From the Simple to the Complex

thumbnail for Building an ETF Portfolio: From the Simple to the Complex You can keep it simple while making it complex. By using a simple, index-based approach, you can build a low-cost, low-maintenance fully diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds that can range from the basic to the intricate. A look at the low-hassle ETF portfolio.

 

First Cut »

The First Cut: Socially Responsible GARP

thumbnail for The First Cut: Socially Responsible GARP A starting point for investors. This issue's focus is on companies acceptable to many "socially responsible investors" that are profitable and trading at attractive prices relative to expected growth rates.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Third Year of an Election Cycle: Volatility Returns to the Market

thumbnail for Third Year of an Election Cycle: Volatility Returns to the Market This has not been a typical pre-election year--but there are still several months to go before year-end. Despite volatile returns, the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio is up 7.5% for the year, compared to 5.1% for the S&P 500. Our quarterly review.

 
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Cover Article »

The Individual Investor's 2007 Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds

Our annual guide this year features over 500 exchange-traded funds. Included is a complete listing of all existing stock and fixed-income exchange-traded funds, plus articles on how they work and what you need to know about investing in them.


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