2009 AAII Journal Index of Articles

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Special Features

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds: 2009
   by Maria Crawford Scott | October 2009

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds: 2009
   by Cara Scatizzi | October 2009

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

Lowering Your Costs: How to Take Advantage of Direct Purchase Plans
   by Maria Crawford Scott | June 2009

Member News: Our Annual Update on What's Going on at AAII
   by AAII Staff | June 2009

2009 Discount Broker Guide
   by Jean Henrich | February 2009

AAII Model Portfolios

Model ETF Portfolio: Beats Benchmark, But Total Recovery Not Yet Complete
   by James B. Cloonan | November 2009

Model Shadow Stock Portfolio Up 66%, as Market Move Mystifies Pundits
   by James B. Cloonan | October 2009

After the Storm, Stability Returns to the Model Mutual Fund Portfolio
   by James B. Cloonan | August 2009

Rebound: Model Shadow Stock Portfolio Strongly Up, But Still Playing Catch-Up
   by James B. Cloonan | July 2009

Real Estate Holding Distinguishes ETF Model Portfolio From Benchmark
   by James B. Cloonan | May 2009

Model Stock Portfolio: Beating the Benchmark Is Nice, But a Loss Isn't
   by James B. Cloonan | April 2009

Good-Bye and Good Riddance: 2008 Enters Stock Market History
   by James B. Cloonan | February 2009

Bear Market Punishes Shadow Stocks But Qualifying Stocks Abound
   by James B. Cloonan | January 2009

Stock Screens

Hagstrom's Buffett Approach to Analyzing a Stock as a Business
   by Wayne A. Thorp | December 2009

Using Triggers to Beat the Market: The Charles Kirkpatrick "Relative" Approach
   by Wayne A. Thorp | November 2009

Building Stock Screens Using the Kirkpatrick "Relative" Approach
   by Wayne A. Thorp | November 2009

Finding Value Among the "Lows": The Walter J. Schloss Approach
   by Cara Scatizzi | October 2009

Adapting a Graham Disciple's Approach: AAII's Walter J. Schloss Screen
   by Cara Scatizzi | October 2009

Value Investing Using the Fundamental Rule of Thumb
   by Wayne A. Thorp | September 2009

Attracting Winning Stocks: The MAGNET Stock Selection Process
   by Wayne A. Thorp | August 2009

Adapting the Kimmel Approach: AAII's Simple & Complex MAGNET Screens
   by Wayne A. Thorp | August 2009

2009 Mid-Year Stock Screen Review: Is a Market Rebound in Progress?
   by Wayne A. Thorp | July 2009

Investing in Stocks With DRPs: Adding Yield to Your Returns
   by Wayne A. Thorp | June 2009

Graham's Defensive Investor Screens: An Intrinsic Approach for Stormy Times
   by Wayne A. Thorp | May 2009

Market Expectations vs. Results: Tracking Analyst Earnings Revisions
   by Wayne A. Thorp | April 2009

Finding a Stock's "True Value" Using The Price-Earnings Relative Screen
   by Wayne A. Thorp | February 2009

2008 AAII Stock Screen Roundup: Piotroski Strategy Defeats the Bear
   by Wayne A. Thorp | January 2009

Bonds

The Muni Market Turmoil Continues: What's Going on and How to Respond
   by Annette Thau | January 2009

Exchange-Traded Funds

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds: 2009
   by Maria Crawford Scott | October 2009

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds: 2009
   by Cara Scatizzi | October 2009

Hot Links

On-Line Tax Information and Tax Filing Sites

Web Sites for Exchange-Traded Funds
   by AAII Staff | October 2009

Reverse Mortgages
   by AAII Staff | August 2009

Medicare Health Insurance Coverage
   by AAII Staff | July 2009

Web Sites for Investing on the Go
   by AAII Staff | June 2009

Checking Insurance Company Safety
   by AAII Staff | May 2009

How to Check Out a Broker On-Line
   by AAII Staff | February 2009

Monitoring Bank Safety On-Line
   by AAII Staff | January 2009

Insurance Products

Lightening the Financial Load of Life Insurance Products
   by Peter Katt | May 2009

Investment Newsletters

Prior Bear Markets: A Poor Guide to Future Newsletter Performance
   by Mark Hulbert | June 2009

Investor Professor

“Stock” Supply Data: Inventory Turnover
   by AAII Staff | September 2009

Munis vs. Taxables: How to Determine the Taxable Equivalent Yield
   by Maria Crawford Scott | July 2009

Dividend Safety Signs and Warning Flags
   by Maria Crawford Scott | June 2009

The Role of Risk-Free Assets in Your Long-Term Portfolio
   by AAII Staff | April 2009

Where Credit Is Due: A Look at the Ratings
   by AAII Staff | February 2009

All Averages Are Not Created Equal
   by AAII Staff | January 2009

Offbeat Offerings

Donor-Advised Charitable Mutual Funds
   by Cara Scatizzi | December 2009

Inverse and Leveraged ETFs
   by Cara Scatizzi | November 2009

I Savings Bonds
   by Cara Scatizzi | October 2009

Build America Bonds
   by Cara Scatizzi | September 2009

Using Social Media for Investment Issues
   by Cara Scatizzi | August 2009

Investing in Commodities
   by AAII Staff | July 2009

Investing in Commodities
   by Cara Scatizzi | July 2009

Laddered Bond Portfolios
   by Cara Scatizzi | June 2009

529 College Savings Plan
   by Cara Scatizzi | May 2009

Life Cycle Funds
   by Cara Scatizzi | April 2009

Convertible Bonds
   by Cara Scatizzi | February 2009

Foreign Ordinaries
   by Cara Scatizzi | January 2009

Portfolio Strategies

How to Create Your Own Pension: A Closer Look at Immediate Annuities
   by Julie Jason | November 2009

Retirement Plans: Evaluating the New Roth IRA Conversion Opportunity
   by Christine S. Fahlund | November 2009

Surviving a Loss: Smart Steps for Coping With Widowhood
   by Karen C. Altfest | August 2009

Bear Market Grads: What You Should Learn From the Financial Crisis
   by Larry Swedroe | July 2009

Bear Market Grads: What You Should Learn From the Financial Crisis
   by William Reichenstein | July 2009

Bear Market Start May Offer a Strong Finish for Young Investors
   by Christine S. Fahlund | July 2009

Due Diligence: 10 Steps to Avoiding Ponzi Schemes and Financial Fraud
   by Karen C. Altfest | April 2009

Retirement Income: Repairing the Damage to Assure the Flow
   by Christine S. Fahlund | February 2009

Stock Strategies

Risky Business: How to Pick Winning Property & Casualty Insurer Stocks
   by John Deysher | August 2009

Lowering Your Costs: How to Take Advantage of Direct Purchase Plans
   by Maria Crawford Scott | June 2009

Don't Fight the Fed: Interest Rates and their Impact on the Stock Market
   by Sam Stovall | May 2009

How to Set and Revise Realistic Price Targets for Your Stocks
   by Donald Cassidy | May 2009