The AAII Journal

April 2000 Issue

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The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes

thumbnail for The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes Standard finance models assume that investors take in information and make logically "correct" decisions. Behavioral finance introduces the possibility of less-than-perfectly-rational behavior.

 

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Investing in Gray Matter: Evaluating a Firm's Human Assets

If you want to buy shares in a company that depends primarily on brainpower, you need to make sure that those brains are going to stick around.

 

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Plugging Into Planning Tools Sponsored by Mutual Fund Families

thumbnail for Plugging Into Planning Tools Sponsored by Mutual Fund Families Mutual Funds: On-line planning programs ask you to respond to hypothetical situations. Seemingly unimportant word choices and question sequencing will influence your answers and thus the suggested asset allocation.

 

Features »

The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes

thumbnail for The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes Market Structure: Standard finance models assume that investors take in information and make logically "correct" decisions. Behavioral finance introduces the possibility of less-than-perfectly-rational behavior.

 

Features »

Investing in Gray Matter: Evaluating a Firm's Human Assets

thumbnail for Investing in Gray Matter: Evaluating a Firm's Human Assets Stock Selection: If you want to buy shares in a company that depends primarily on brainpower, you need to make sure that those brains are going to stick around.

 

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A Look at Momentum Investing: Screening for Stocks on a Roll

thumbnail for A Look at Momentum Investing: Screening for Stocks on a Roll Stock Screening: Momentum investors purchase stocks that are rapidly rising in price in the belief that the rising price will attract other investors, who will drive up the price even more. One key is recognizing when the momentum is beginning to fade.

 

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An Interview With Arthur Bonnel, Portfolio Manager, Bonnel Growth Fund

thumbnail for An Interview With Arthur Bonnel, Portfolio Manager, Bonnel Growth Fund Feature: A basic approach to growth with a focus on the mid-caps.

 

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What You Need to Know About Individual Retirement Accounts

thumbnail for What You Need to Know About Individual Retirement Accounts Tax Strategies: There are three types of IRAs to choose from, each with unique rules pertaining to contributions and distributions. You need to understand these rules in order to determine which is best for you. Part 1: contributions.

 
Cover Article »

Plugging Into Planning Tools Sponsored by Mutual Fund Families

Mutual Funds: On-line planning programs ask you to respond to hypothetical situations. Seemingly unimportant word choices and question sequencing will influence your answers and thus the suggested asset allocation.

Cover Article »

The Psychology Behind Common Investor Mistakes

Market Structure: Standard finance models assume that investors take in information and make logically "correct" decisions. Behavioral finance introduces the possibility of less-than-perfectly-rational behavior.

Cover Article »

Investing in Gray Matter: Evaluating a Firm's Human Assets

Stock Selection: If you want to buy shares in a company that depends primarily on brainpower, you need to make sure that those brains are going to stick around.

Cover Article »

A Look at Momentum Investing: Screening for Stocks on a Roll

Stock Screening: Momentum investors purchase stocks that are rapidly rising in price in the belief that the rising price will attract other investors, who will drive up the price even more. One key is recognizing when the momentum is beginning to fade.

Cover Article »

An Interview With Arthur Bonnel, Portfolio Manager, Bonnel Growth Fund

Feature: A basic approach to growth with a focus on the mid-caps.

Cover Article »

What You Need to Know About Individual Retirement Accounts

Tax Strategies: There are three types of IRAs to choose from, each with unique rules pertaining to contributions and distributions. You need to understand these rules in order to determine which is best for you. Part 1: contributions.


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