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The AAII Journal

November 2007 Issue

Bonds »

EE Savings Bonds

thumbnail for EE Savings Bonds EE Savings Bonds are low-risk, U.S. government-backed securities. Here's what you need to know before investing.

 

Investment Newsletters »

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Lessons learned from monitoring newsletter performance over the last 30 years.

 

Investor Professor »

Currency Exchange Rates: The International Wild Card

thumbnail for Currency Exchange Rates: The International Wild Card Think you're hot in the international markets? Think again--your high-flying returns may owe more to currency rate changes than to smart selections.

 

Stock Screens »

The Foolish Approach to Small-Cap Stock Investing

thumbnail for The Foolish Approach to Small-Cap Stock Investing The Foolish Small Cap 8 screen attempts to isolate profitable, rapidly growing small-cap firms using an approach originally developed by the The Motley Fool Web site.

 

Offbeat Offerings »

Offbeat Offerings: EE Savings Bonds

thumbnail for Offbeat Offerings: EE Savings Bonds An investor reference for products that are not your typical offering. This issue's focus is on government-backed EE Savings Bonds.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Model ETF Portfolio: Stay the Course Despite Headwinds

thumbnail for Model ETF Portfolio: Stay the Course Despite Headwinds The Model ETF Portfolio is lagging its benchmark due to its purposeful bias toward REITs, small-cap stocks and value stocks.

 

First Cut »

The First Cut: Hot Technology Stocks

thumbnail for The First Cut: Hot Technology Stocks A starting point for investors. This issue's focus is on technology companies with sustainable growth potential.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Investment Products: If It Has to Be Sold, Don't Buy It!

thumbnail for Investment Products: If It Has to Be Sold, Don't Buy It! Financial firms can add, at best, only a small value by buying and combining securities into a portfolio. Many investors haven't thought about this, but it explains why investments and products with commissions should be avoided.

 

Features »

A Performance Tape Measure: How to Benchmark Your Portfolio

thumbnail for A Performance Tape Measure: How to Benchmark Your Portfolio Is your fund portfolio on the right track to achieve your goals? Benchmarking provides a performance tape measure to see how well your funds have done individually and as a whole.

 
Departments
  • Briefly Noted
    Current news items of interest to individual investors.
  • AAII Journal 2007 Index of Articles
    An index of all articles appearing in the AAII Journal during 2007.
  • Briefly Noted
    Current news items of interest to individual investors.
Cover Article »

A Performance Tape Measure: How to Benchmark Your Portfolio

Is your fund portfolio on the right track to achieve your goals? Benchmarking provides a performance tape measure to see how well your funds have done individually and as a whole.


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