The AAII Journal

October 2000 Issue

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The Idiot Factor: Who's Minding the Corporate Store?

thumbnail for The Idiot Factor: Who's Minding the Corporate Store? Stock Selection Strategies: Is it possible the CEO of your favorite investment is a dolt and blissfully unaware of it? A look at how it can happen, and how to evaluate the competence of corporate managers.

 

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An Interview With G. Kenneth Heebner, Portfolio Manager, CGM Realty Fund

thumbnail for An Interview With G. Kenneth Heebner, Portfolio Manager, CGM Realty Fund Feature: Investing in long-term growth through equity REITs.

 

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How to Be Your Own Personal Fund Manager

thumbnail for How to Be Your Own Personal Fund Manager Portfolio Strategies: Until recently, high minimum commissions and limited access to information were high hurdles for small investors who wanted to build diversified stock portfolios. The Internet has changed that.

 

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ID'ing When to Buy and Sell Using the Stochastic Oscillator

thumbnail for ID'ing When to Buy and Sell Using the Stochastic Oscillator Technical Analysis: Stochastics work best with those securities that are currently rading within a particular range and may prove useful in identifying buying and selling points.

 

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Evaluating Valuations Using Price-Earnings Relatives

thumbnail for Evaluating Valuations Using Price-Earnings Relatives Stock Screening: Price-earnings relatives can establish benchmark comparisons to help identify firms that have deviated from their normal valuation levels, assuming nothing has fundamentally changed in the company, industry or market.

 

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Early Plan Distributions: How to Avoid the 10% Penalty

thumbnail for Early Plan Distributions: How to Avoid the 10% Penalty Tax Strategies: You can withdraw money from your retirement plans before age 59 1/2 without incurring the 10% penalty for early distributions, but it requires careful planning. The IRS-approved methods for determining equal payments.

 

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A Look at HOLDRS: Stock Bundles Offering Unique Characteristics

thumbnail for A Look at HOLDRS: Stock Bundles Offering Unique Characteristics Mutual Funds: Currently, most HOLDRS represent an individual's undivided beneficial ownership in a basket of 20 of the largest, most liquid companies in an industry. Unlike mutual funds, you have more control because you actually own each stock.

 
Cover Article »

The Idiot Factor: Who's Minding the Corporate Store?

Stock Selection Strategies: Is it possible the CEO of your favorite investment is a dolt and blissfully unaware of it? A look at how it can happen, and how to evaluate the competence of corporate managers.

Cover Article »

An Interview With G. Kenneth Heebner, Portfolio Manager, CGM Realty Fund

Feature: Investing in long-term growth through equity REITs.

Cover Article »

How to Be Your Own Personal Fund Manager

Portfolio Strategies: Until recently, high minimum commissions and limited access to information were high hurdles for small investors who wanted to build diversified stock portfolios. The Internet has changed that.

Cover Article »

ID'ing When to Buy and Sell Using the Stochastic Oscillator

Technical Analysis: Stochastics work best with those securities that are currently rading within a particular range and may prove useful in identifying buying and selling points.

Cover Article »

Evaluating Valuations Using Price-Earnings Relatives

Stock Screening: Price-earnings relatives can establish benchmark comparisons to help identify firms that have deviated from their normal valuation levels, assuming nothing has fundamentally changed in the company, industry or market.

Cover Article »

Early Plan Distributions: How to Avoid the 10% Penalty

Tax Strategies: You can withdraw money from your retirement plans before age 59 1/2 without incurring the 10% penalty for early distributions, but it requires careful planning. The IRS-approved methods for determining equal payments.

Cover Article »

A Look at HOLDRS: Stock Bundles Offering Unique Characteristics

Mutual Funds: Currently, most HOLDRS represent an individual's undivided beneficial ownership in a basket of 20 of the largest, most liquid companies in an industry. Unlike mutual funds, you have more control because you actually own each stock.


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