Master Strategists for 2007: AAII's Top Stock Screens

by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

Master Strategists For 2007: AAII's Top Stock Screens Splash image

It takes the right moves, clever tactics and perseverance following a grand plan to be a master stock market strategist.

However, the fiercest battle in 2007 was not among the various strategists, but rather against the market itself.

During 2007, over three different three-month periods, the bears clearly took control of the board, with the S&P declining more than 5%. Underlying the bear positions was a deflating real-estate market, which led to a crisis in the sub-prime mortgage industry, as well as increasing unease as to the strength of the U.S. economy. Luckily, the bulls regained control after each market downturn, with a subsequent reversal to somewhat higher levels.

...To continue reading this article you must be registered with AAII.

Gain exclusive access to this article and all of the member benefits and investment education AAII offers.
JOIN TODAY for just $29.
Log in
Already registered with AAII? Login to read the rest of this article.

Register for FREE
to read this article and receive access to future AAII.com articles.
  
Wayne A. Thorp, CFA is a vice president and senior financial analyst at AAII and editor of Computerized Investing. Follow him on Twitter at @AAII_CI.


Discussion

No comments have been added yet. Add your thoughts to the discussion!

You need to log in as a registered AAII user before commenting.
Create an account

Log In