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The AAII Journal

October 1998 Issue

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The Sell Decision With Mutual Funds: Knowing When to Walk Away

thumbnail for The Sell Decision With Mutual Funds: Knowing When to Walk Away There are good reasons for selling a mutual fund, and times when should you stay put.

 

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Valuing Growth Stocks: Revisiting the Nifty Fifty

thumbnail for Valuing Growth Stocks: Revisiting the Nifty Fifty Feature: The lofty levels reached by the Nifty Fifty in the early 1970s is often held up as an example of unwarranted speculation. But investors were right to predict that the growth of these firms would eventually jusfity their prices.

 

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Measures of Market Breadth: A Look at Trading Statistics

thumbnail for Measures of Market Breadth: A Look at Trading Statistics Stock Analysis Workshop: Market breadth statistics attempt to measure how widely the full range of stocks are participating in stock market movement, and are more informative about market behavior than simply following changes in an index.

 

Features »

The Sell Decision: Knowing When to Walk Away

thumbnail for The Sell Decision: Knowing When to Walk Away Mutual Funds Workshop: Impulsively jumping in and out of your fund holdings is not a sensible approach, but neither should you assume you can simply hold for a lifetime. When to consider selling a fund.

 

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Covering All Your Bases: Diversifying in the U.S. Markets

thumbnail for Covering All Your Bases: Diversifying in the U.S. Markets Portfolio Strategies Workshop: Firms of different market capitalizations behave differently and their complementary behavior can significantly reduce risk for investors who diversify.

 

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An Interview With Eric McKissack, Portfolio Manager, Ariel Appreciation Fund

thumbnail for An Interview With Eric McKissack, Portfolio Manager, Ariel Appreciation Fund Feature: A search for quality and value in the mid-cap market sector.

 

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Small-Cap Stocks Dominate, But Diversification is Still the Rule

thumbnail for Small-Cap Stocks Dominate, But Diversification is Still the Rule Opinion: Except for the last few years, the statistics over the long term favor small-cap stocks. But as the saying goes, "What have you done for me lately?"

 

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Planning Considerations With the New Roth IRA

thumbnail for Planning Considerations With the New Roth IRA Retirement Plans Column: One of the most difficult decisions is whether an existing IRA should be converted into a Roth IRA. The interrelated factors you may need to consider.

 

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It's Not Too Early for Investors to Get Ready for the January Effect

thumbnail for It's Not Too Early for Investors to Get Ready for the January Effect Technical Analysis Column: Although most of the upside action does happen in January, the time to get positioned for the January effect is in October.

 
Cover Article »

Valuing Growth Stocks: Revisiting the Nifty Fifty

Feature: The lofty levels reached by the Nifty Fifty in the early 1970s is often held up as an example of unwarranted speculation. But investors were right to predict that the growth of these firms would eventually jusfity their prices.

Cover Article »

Measures of Market Breadth: A Look at Trading Statistics

Stock Analysis Workshop: Market breadth statistics attempt to measure how widely the full range of stocks are participating in stock market movement, and are more informative about market behavior than simply following changes in an index.

Cover Article »

The Sell Decision: Knowing When to Walk Away

Mutual Funds Workshop: Impulsively jumping in and out of your fund holdings is not a sensible approach, but neither should you assume you can simply hold for a lifetime. When to consider selling a fund.

Cover Article »

Covering All Your Bases: Diversifying in the U.S. Markets

Portfolio Strategies Workshop: Firms of different market capitalizations behave differently and their complementary behavior can significantly reduce risk for investors who diversify.

Cover Article »

An Interview With Eric McKissack, Portfolio Manager, Ariel Appreciation Fund

Feature: A search for quality and value in the mid-cap market sector.

Cover Article »

Small-Cap Stocks Dominate, But Diversification is Still the Rule

Opinion: Except for the last few years, the statistics over the long term favor small-cap stocks. But as the saying goes, "What have you done for me lately?"

Cover Article »

Planning Considerations With the New Roth IRA

Retirement Plans Column: One of the most difficult decisions is whether an existing IRA should be converted into a Roth IRA. The interrelated factors you may need to consider.

Cover Article »

It's Not Too Early for Investors to Get Ready for the January Effect

Technical Analysis Column: Although most of the upside action does happen in January, the time to get positioned for the January effect is in October.


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