2011 AAII Journal Index of Articles

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Special Features

The Individual Investor’s Guide to Personal Tax Planning 2011
   by AAII Staff | December 2011

AAII's Best of the Net: 2011 Guide to the Top Investment Web Sites, 15th Edition
   by AAII Staff | November 2011

The Individual Investor’s Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2011
   by AAII Staff | August 2011

The Individual Investor's Guide to The Top Mutual Funds 2011
   by AAII Staff | February 2011

The Individual Investor's Guide to Personal Tax Planning for Tax Year 2010
   by AAII Staff | January 2011

AAII Model Portfolios

Model Mutual Fund and ETF Portfolios: Waiting for Value and Small-Cap to Improve
   by James B. Cloonan | November 2011

Record Market Volatility Affects Model Shadow Stock Portfolio
   by James B. Cloonan | October 2011

Model Mutual Fund and ETF Portfolios: Combined Update, Different Strategies
   by James B. Cloonan | August 2011

Shadow Stock Gains Limited by Pause in Small-Cap Stocks
   by James B. Cloonan | July 2011

Model ETF Portfolio Versus Benchmark: More Diversification, Similar Returns
   by James B. Cloonan | May 2011

Shadow Stock Portfolio Rewards Investors Who Stayed in Stocks
   by James B. Cloonan | April 2011

Model Mutual Fund Portfolio: Revisiting Fund Selection Rules
   by James B. Cloonan | March 2011

Shadow Stock Portfolio Makes the Case for Buy and Hold
   by James B. Cloonan | January 2011

Stock Screens

Screening for Tomorrow’s Stock Market Winners
   by Wayne A. Thorp | October 2011

The Matras Increasing Earnings Approach
   by Charles Rotblut | July 2011

Driehaus Screen for Growth and Momentum Stocks
   by Wayne A. Thorp | June 2011

2010 Year-End Screening Review: Across the Board Gains
   by Wayne A. Thorp | January 2011

Beginning Investor

What to Watch in Your Portfolio
   by Charles Rotblut | October 2011

How Much Is Needed to Start Investing?
   by Charles Rotblut | June 2011

Brokerage Accounts: Where to Open One?
   by Charles Rotblut | April 2011

Behavioral Finance

Aging and Investing: The Risk of Cognitive Impairment
   by David Laibson | September 2011

Managing the Mental Aspect of Investing
   by Meir Statman | May 2011


How to Make Money From Bonds
   by Stan Richelson | October 2011

Seeking Tax-Free Income From Closed-End Funds
   by John Deysher | June 2011

Tug of War in the Bond Market
   by Marilyn Cohen | June 2011

Corporate Bond Analysis: What to Consider
   by Jason Brady | May 2011

How Safe Are Municipal Bonds?
   by Annette Thau | March 2011

CI in the Journal

Top Financial Apps
   by Wayne A. Thorp | November 2011

The Cash Conversion Cycle
   by Wayne A. Thorp | July 2011

Favorite Online Spreadsheet Service
   by Wayne A. Thorp | April 2011

Exchange-Traded Funds

The Top ETFs Over Three Years Represent an Eclectic Group
   by Charles Rotblut | September 2011

Active Funds and Other Changes in the ETF Industry
   by Tom Lydon | August 2011

The Individual Investor’s Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2011
   by AAII Staff | August 2011

Financial Planning

Magic Numbers: Reduce the Math of Annuities to Simple Arithmetic
   by Robert Muksian | October 2011

Retirement Spending on Planet Vulcan: Longevity Risk and Withdrawal Rates
   by Moshe A. Milevsky | September 2011

Aging and Investing: The Risk of Cognitive Impairment
   by David Laibson | September 2011

Delaying Retirement, But Not Your Retirement Dreams
   by Christine S. Fahlund | July 2011

Social Security: Delay or Take the Money and Run—Act II
   by Robert Muksian | May 2011

How to Check Out a Financial Advisor
   by Chuck Jaffe | April 2011

First Cut

Greenblatt’s Magic Formula
   by John Bajkowski | December 2011

Cash Kings
   by John Bajkowski | October 2011

Relative Strength and Positive Surprises
   by John Bajkowski | June 2011

Thomsett's Fundamental Tests
   by John Bajkowski | April 2011

Hot Links

Websites for Exchange-Traded Funds
   by AAII Staff | August 2011

Analyzing Stock and Sector Price Momentum
   by Joe Lan | June 2011

Insurance Products

Life Insurance: Managing Premiums and Policy Maturity
   by Peter Katt | June 2011

The Role of Inflation-Indexed Annuities
   by Paula Hogan | March 2011

Investment Newsletters

Think Twice, Even Thrice, Before Trading
   by Mark Hulbert | May 2011

Investor Professor

Corporate Bankruptcy and Your Investments
   by Charles Rotblut | July 2011

Mutual Funds

The Truth About Top-Performing Mutual Fund Managers
   by Aaron S. Reynolds | July 2011

The Top Funds Over Five Years: Gold, Emerging Markets & Diversification Lead
   by Charles Rotblut | March 2011

Portfolio Strategies

A Balanced Approach: Less Risk, But Lower Potential Return
   by Stuart Ritter | December 2011

Balanced Fund Managers Discuss Portfolio Income
   by Ned Notzon | September 2011

Adding Alternative Investments to a Stock/Bond Portfolio
   by Phil DeMuth | July 2011

Best Practices for Portfolio Rebalancing
   by Francis M. Kinniry | May 2011

Managing the Mental Aspect of Investing
   by Meir Statman | May 2011

Investing for Retirement Requires a Disciplined Approach
   by Jerome Clark | April 2011

The Advantages of Diversification and Rebalancing
   by Charles Rotblut | April 2011

Stock Price Movements Are Unpredictable
   by Charles Rotblut | March 2011

Retired Investor

Retired Investor: Getting Through Difficult Markets
   by Julie Jason | November 2011

Aging’s Adverse Impact on Decision Making
   by Charles Rotblut | July 2011

Limiting Required Minimum Distribution Costs
   by Charles Rotblut | May 2011

Stock Strategies

Valuing Young Growth Companies
   by Aswath Damodaran | December 2011

Master Limited Partnerships: Income From a Unique Structure and Industry
   by Kenny Feng | November 2011

Investing in Asia for Dividend Income
   by Jesper Madsen | October 2011

Historical Performance and Future Stock Market Return Uncertainties
   by Ed Easterling | September 2011

A Cautionary Note About Robert Shiller’s CAPE
   by Stephen E. Wilcox | September 2011

Chasing Dividend Yield for Income: Three Reasons to Be Wary
   by Rod Greenshields | July 2011

Using SEC Filings to Identify Risk Factors
   by Michelle Leder | June 2011

How Your Buy and Sell Orders Get Filled
   by Chris Nagy | May 2011

Four Fundamental Tests Every Stock Investor Should Use
   by Michael C. Thomsett | April 2011

Tax Strategies

2010 Tax Guide Update
   by Charles Rotblut | February 2011

Trading Strategies

Rules-Based Investing Essential for Stock Investors
   by Scott O'Neil | October 2011

Picking the Right Stocks Using Charts
   by Michael Kahn | June 2011