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January 1999 Issue

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A Close-Up on Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers

thumbnail for A Close-Up on Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers Stock Selection Strategies: While the semiconductor industry has the smarts to design great new chips, none of those designs would see the light of day without continuous advances in the semiconductor equipment industry.

 

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Financial Statement Analysis: A Look at the Balance Sheet

thumbnail for Financial Statement Analysis: A Look at the Balance Sheet Fundamentals: The items in financial statements help measure the performance of a company and its management as well as help investors gauge the worth of the stock price. A look at balance sheet items.

 

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Beneficiary Designations: What to Do With a Spouse's IRA

thumbnail for Beneficiary Designations: What to Do With a Spouse's IRA Portfolio Strategies: The IRA distribution decision often creeps up suddenly when minimum disbnributions are required to begin. However, if your spouse has an IRA, you may get a second chance.

 

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The 1999 Discount Broker Survey: A Guide to Commissions and Services

thumbnail for The 1999 Discount Broker Survey: A Guide to Commissions and Services Feature: Annual survey of discounters provides a comparison of commissions charged for a range of trades, as well as services offered by the firms.

 

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An Interview With L. Roy Papp, Portfolio Manager, Papp America-Abroad Fund

thumbnail for An Interview With L. Roy Papp, Portfolio Manager, Papp America-Abroad Fund Feature: A different approach to the international route focuses on investing at home through U.S. multinational companies.

 

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Can Less Really Be More? Concentrating on Favorites

thumbnail for Can Less Really Be More? Concentrating on Favorites Mutual Funds: Does a hot stockpicker who focuses on a few dozen favorite companies have a better chance of beating the market? A look at focused funds and the double-edged sword of concentration.

 

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Recognizing Chart Patterns: A Guide to Spotting Price Trends

thumbnail for Recognizing Chart Patterns: A Guide to Spotting Price Trends Technical Analysis: The main purpose of using stock charts is to identify trends, and trendlines are one of the simplest tools. How to spot patterns in price charts.

 
Cover Article »

A Close-Up on Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers

Stock Selection Strategies: While the semiconductor industry has the smarts to design great new chips, none of those designs would see the light of day without continuous advances in the semiconductor equipment industry.

Cover Article »

Financial Statement Analysis: A Look at the Balance Sheet

Fundamentals: The items in financial statements help measure the performance of a company and its management as well as help investors gauge the worth of the stock price. A look at balance sheet items.

Cover Article »

Beneficiary Designations: What to Do With a Spouse's IRA

Portfolio Strategies: The IRA distribution decision often creeps up suddenly when minimum disbnributions are required to begin. However, if your spouse has an IRA, you may get a second chance.

Cover Article »

The 1999 Discount Broker Survey: A Guide to Commissions and Services

Feature: Annual survey of discounters provides a comparison of commissions charged for a range of trades, as well as services offered by the firms.

Cover Article »

An Interview With L. Roy Papp, Portfolio Manager, Papp America-Abroad Fund

Feature: A different approach to the international route focuses on investing at home through U.S. multinational companies.

Cover Article »

Can Less Really Be More? Concentrating on Favorites

Mutual Funds: Does a hot stockpicker who focuses on a few dozen favorite companies have a better chance of beating the market? A look at focused funds and the double-edged sword of concentration.

Cover Article »

Recognizing Chart Patterns: A Guide to Spotting Price Trends

Technical Analysis: The main purpose of using stock charts is to identify trends, and trendlines are one of the simplest tools. How to spot patterns in price charts.


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