The AAII Journal

November 2008 Issue

Mutual Funds »

The Dividend Yield: Stock Mutual Funds and ETFs That Generate Income

thumbnail for The Dividend Yield: Stock Mutual Funds and ETFs That Generate Income Looking for an investment that has the potential to produce a growing income stream and long-term capital appreciation along with reasonable risk? A closer look at stock mutual funds and ETFs with relatively high dividend yields.

 

Stock Screens »

David Dreman's Contrarian Strategy: Profiting From the Market's "Mistakes"

thumbnail for David Dreman's Contrarian Strategy: Profiting From the Market's David Dreman is a renowned contrarian investor who sees stocks and markets driven by emotions that often push prices from their intrinsic or "fair" value. A look at how to screen stocks based on the David Dreman approach.

 

Features »

Your Portfolio: Maintaining Perspective

thumbnail for Your Portfolio: Maintaining Perspective Financial turmoil can prompt an emotional response that causes investors to flee stock holdings. But this can cause long-term harm to your portfolio. Instead, you need to put things in perspective and stick to the fundamental rules of investing.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Financial Professional Terms: What They Mean and Why You Should Care

thumbnail for Financial Professional Terms: What They Mean and Why You Should Care Broker, financial planner, investment advisor and wealth manager are just a few of the common terms used to describe various financial professionals. Many individuals do not have a clear understanding of what distinguishes one from another. A look at the terms and differences in duties owed to clients.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

AAII Model ETF Portfolio Review and How to Take Advantage of ETFs

thumbnail for AAII Model ETF Portfolio Review and How to Take Advantage of ETFs A review of the Model ETF Portfolio, and ETF characteristics that are important to consider--particularly in comparison to traditional mutual funds.

 

Offbeat Offerings »

Offbeat Offerings: Credit Union CDs

thumbnail for Offbeat Offerings: Credit Union CDs An investor reference for products that are not your typical offerings. This issue's focus is on credit union CDs, which often offer higher rates than other CDs.

 

First Cut »

The First Cut: Cash-Rich Firms

thumbnail for The First Cut: Cash-Rich Firms A starting point for investors. This issue's focus is on finding companies with high levels of net cash per share relative to their share prices.

 

Stock Strategies »

The Sell Decision: What to Do After a Severe Market Meltdown

For current investors, the focus now should be on what to do in and after a severe bear market if you are investing your own portfolio of individual stocks.

 
Departments
Cover Article »

Your Portfolio: Maintaining Perspective

Financial turmoil can prompt an emotional response that causes investors to flee stock holdings. But this can cause long-term harm to your portfolio. Instead, you need to put things in perspective and stick to the fundamental rules of investing.


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