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The AAII Journal

September 2006 Issue

Bonds »

An Investor's Guide to Closed-End Muni Funds

thumbnail for An Investor's Guide to Closed-End Muni Funds The main promise of closed-end municipal bond funds is higher yield, but that higher yield comes at a cost of higher risk. What you should know about investing in closed-end muni funds

 

Stock Strategies »

Parting Company: 4 Rules for When to Sell

Selling is one of the toughest parts of investing. Doing it well can make you multiples, but doing it poorly can cost you dearly. A look at four basic rules for how to know when to let go.

 

Top Web Sites »

AAII's Best of the Net: Guide to the Top Investment Web Sites, 10th edition

Our Best of the Net ratings go to investment Web sites that provide investment information or services that are useful, substantial and available for free or at a reasonable price.

 

Investment Newsletters »

Creating the Ideal Benchmark: Freeze Your Adviser

Has your adviser beaten his performance benchmark, or hasn't he? Standard performance comparisons raise a surprising number of complex issues. A different way of constructing benchmarks - and how newsletters stack up.

 

Stock Screens »

Avoiding the Traps of Being Early: Value on the Move Screens

thumbnail for Avoiding the Traps of Being Early: Value on the Move Screens AAII's Value on the Move screens seek value-oriented stocks but attempt to avoid typical value traps by adding criteria for earnings growth and relative strength.

 

First Cut »

The First Cut: Positive Earnings Surprises

thumbnail for The First Cut: Positive Earnings Surprises The top 30 stocks that have reported quarterly earnings surpassing the consensus.

 
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