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The AAII Journal

January 2007 Issue

Portfolio Strategies »

Choosing the Right Mix: Lessons From Life Cycle Funds

thumbnail for Choosing the Right Mix: Lessons From Life Cycle Funds Life cycle funds represent a fund family’s professional thinking about prudent asset allocations through a typical individual’s life cycle. What you can learn from four life cycle fund families.

 

Stock Strategies »

12 Key Lessons Learned About Technology Investing

The technology sector may not be all that it used to be, but it still offers some compelling investment opportunities. Burnt-fingered investors, scorched by tech stock losses, may want to take heed of some useful lessons about investing in the sector.

 

Features »

A Roller-Coaster Ride to a Strong Finish in 2006

thumbnail for A Roller-Coaster Ride to a Strong Finish in 2006 It had its ups and downs, but the market had a thrilling end, as did most strategies during 2006. Of the 58 strategies tracked on AAII.com, only four failed to generate positive returns for the year. The value-oriented Enterprising Investor methodology of Benjamin Graham was the leading strategy for the year, while James O’Shaughnessy’s Tiny Titans growth and value strategy was the long-term winner.

 

Stock Strategies »

Investment Quality Control: The Importance of Risk Management

Modern quantitative risk measures can provide investors with a more accurate way of assessing the risk level of their portfolios and ensuring that their portfolio is performing as was originally intended.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Shadow Stock Portfolio: A Strong Year-End Finish

thumbnail for Shadow Stock Portfolio: A Strong Year-End Finish The AAII Model Shadow Stock Portfolio had a remarkable year, up 25.0% year-to-date, compared to 14.0% for the market. We may be due for a weak year down the road, but that is best dealt with by building profits in the interim.

 

Hot Links »

Web Sites for Corporate Events & Activities

thumbnail for Web Sites for Corporate Events & Activities Corporate announcements can have a dramatic impact on a stock’s price, with positive announcements providing significant price boosts and negative news causing the price to fall. Where to go on-line to keep track of these events.

 

First Cut »

The First Cut: Revised Earnings Estimates

thumbnail for The First Cut: Revised Earnings Estimates A starting point for investors. This issue’s focus is on the top 30 stocks that have had an upward revision within the past month of their consensus mean estimates for the current and next fiscal year.

 
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  • Briefly Noted
    Current news items of interest to individual investors.
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    Current news items of interest to individual investors.
  • Letters to the Editor
    Member questions and comments on recent AAII Journal articles.
Cover Article »

A Roller-Coaster Ride to a Strong Finish in 2006

It had its ups and downs, but the market had a thrilling end, as did most strategies during 2006. Of the 58 strategies tracked on AAII.com, only four failed to generate positive returns for the year. The value-oriented Enterprising Investor methodology of Benjamin Graham was the leading strategy for the year, while James O’Shaughnessy’s Tiny Titans growth and value strategy was the long-term winner.


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