The AAII Journal

September 2009 Issue

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Value Investing Using the Fundamental Rule of Thumb

thumbnail for Value Investing Using the Fundamental Rule of Thumb Earnings yield, dividend yield, and the ratio of earnings retained to book value are well-known value factors that are often used by value investors. The Fundamental Rule of Thumb approach combines all three, and allows you to calculate a trade-off score that may help uncover stocks meriting further analysis. How to screen using the Fundamental Rule of Thumb approach

 

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Financially Stable Stocks With Low Prices

thumbnail for Financially Stable Stocks With Low Prices A starting point for investors. A recent study found that portfolios of low-priced stocks outperformed higher-priced stocks, and the excess performance was not explained by firm factors such as size or valuation. With that in mind, this issue's First Cut focuses on stocks that are selling at prices below $5 per share and that have indications of both long-term financial stability and financial strength.

 

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“Stock” Supply Data: Inventory Turnover

For stock investors analyzing prospective investments and their own holdings, one important issue concerns how much money a company has tied up in its inventory. How can you judge a company's ability to manage inventory? Two operating performance measures are particularly useful in analyzing how efficiently a firm is managing its "stock."

 

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AAII's Best of the Net: Our 2009 Guide to the Top Investment Web Sites

thumbnail for AAII's Best of the Net: Our 2009 Guide to the Top Investment Web Sites   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.

 

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Build America Bonds

thumbnail for Build America Bonds An investor reference for products that are not your typical offering. This issue's focus is on the new Buy America Bonds--taxable bonds that are issued by state and local governments.

 
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AAII's Best of the Net: Our 2009 Guide to the Top Investment Web Sites

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.


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