The AAII Journal

August 2005 Issue

Portfolio Strategies »

Withdrawal Rules: Squeezing More From Your Retirement Portfolio

thumbnail for Withdrawal Rules: Squeezing More From Your Retirement Portfolio How much can you withdraw annually from your retirement portfolio? By incorporating systematic decision rules, you may be better able to maintain your desired living standard.

 

Stock Screens »

How to Profit From Revisions in Analysts' Earnings Estimates

thumbnail for How to Profit From Revisions in Analysts' Earnings Estimates While actual earnings growth is key over the long term, even small changes in expectations can have a big impact on a stock's price. How tracking revisions in earnings estimates can be turned into a rewarding investment strategy.

 

Hot Links »

Where to Find Earnings Revisions on the Internet

thumbnail for Where to Find Earnings Revisions on the Internet Web sites where you can get updates on analyst consensus earnings estimates and their revisions.

 

Financial Analyst »

Registration Required: Hedge Fund Rules Tighten

Beginning February 1, 2006, hedge fund advisors will be required to register with the SEC. A look at what the new rules mean for investors.

 

Financial Planning »

529 Plans: Educate Yourself Before You Invest

thumbnail for 529 Plans: Educate Yourself Before You Invest Eight key lessons that can help you make smarter choices when investing in 529 college savings plans.

 

Stock Strategies »

The Folly of Crowd-Following: Popular Stocks=Unpopular Returns

The evidence is in: Investors would be far better off leaving the hottest stocks out of their portfolios and focusing on business fundamentals and valuations.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Model Fund Portfolio Update: 2005 Mid-Year Review

thumbnail for Model Fund Portfolio Update: 2005 Mid-Year Review The Model Mutual Fund Portfolio is slightly ahead of the S&P 500 for the first half of this year, but significantly ahead over the last 12 months. A mid-year look at the portfolio, how it has fared, and what changes have been made.

 
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