The AAII Journal

June 2011 Issue

Editor's Note »

Editor's Note

thumbnail for Editor's Note Many momentum traders use relative strength to help find investment candidates. I think there is logic to this line of thinking, especially since positive industry and sector conditions help a stock with good underlying fundamentals generate better returns.

 

Features »

Picking the Right Stocks Using Charts

thumbnail for Picking the Right Stocks Using Charts Charts can help you quickly identify the sectors, and stocks, benefiting from high levels of relative strength.

 

Hot Links »

Analyzing Stock and Sector Price Momentum

thumbnail for Analyzing Stock and Sector Price Momentum These charting and ETF sites can help you analyze stock and sector price momentum.

 

First Cut »

Relative Strength and Positive Surprises

thumbnail for Relative Strength and Positive Surprises Thirty stocks with improving price momentum, positive earnings surprises and rising earnings estimates.

 

Stock Strategies »

Using SEC Filings to Identify Risk Factors

Potential problems in companies can be identified before they wreck havoc with your portfolio by looking at SEC filings.

 

Bonds »

Seeking Tax-Free Income From Closed-End Funds

thumbnail for Seeking Tax-Free Income From Closed-End Funds Closed-end municipal bond funds provide income that is exempt from federal taxes, but investors should be selective when choosing among them.

 

Bonds »

Tug of War in the Bond Market

thumbnail for Tug of War in the Bond Market Investors worried about higher interest rates should be preemptive. Consider lowering duration and looking at variable-rate bonds.

 

Insurance Products »

Life Insurance: Managing Premiums and Policy Maturity

Many participating whole life policies and universal life policies have death benefits that mature between ages 95 and 100, making routine management a necessity.

 

Stock Screens »

Driehaus Screen for Growth and Momentum Stocks

thumbnail for Driehaus Screen for Growth and Momentum Stocks Price and profit momentum are blended in this screening strategy to find potentially profitable investment ideas.

 

Member News »

Member News

thumbnail for Member News An inside look at new developments at AAII over the last year.

 

Beginning Investor »

How Much Is Needed to Start Investing?

thumbnail for How Much Is Needed to Start Investing? Commissions, fees and taxes can influence what your first investments should be.

 
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