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October 2005 Issue

Mutual Funds »

The EZ Approach to ETF Portfolio Building

thumbnail for The EZ Approach to ETF Portfolio Building Despite the dizzying array of complicated investment products to choose among, there is a simple way to build a low-cost, low-maintenance, fully diversified portfolio. And all you need are a few key exchange-traded funds. A look at the low-hassle ETF portfolio.

 

Mutual Funds »

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds

thumbnail for The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds Our annual guide to over 180 exchange-traded funds--portfolio baskets of securities that look like mutual funds but trade like stocks. Includes a complete listing of all existing stock and fixed-income exchange-traded funds, plus articles on what you need to know about investing in them.

 

Stock Screens »

The King of Value: Screening for Low Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

thumbnail for The King of Value: Screening for Low Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow For many investors, cash is 'king' when it comes to selecting stocks, since growth in sales, earnings and asset values is ultimately fueled by a company's cash-generating ability. And now cash may be king when it comes to stock screening as well--AAII's free cash flow screen (low price-to-free-cash-flow) is one of the top-performing value strategies tracked by AAII. A look at the low price-to-free-cash-flow screen.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

No Summer Doldrums for the Shadow Stock Portfolio

thumbnail for No Summer Doldrums for the Shadow Stock Portfolio The Model Shadow Stock Portfolio has found enough fuel to jet through the summer doldrums of 2005, rocketing to a 19.1% return over the quarter, while year to date it is up 17.8% compared to 5.4% for the Vanguard Small Cap Index fund. Our quarterly review includes a list of changes to the portfolio over the last quarter, as well as a complete listing of the holdings.

 

Hot Links »

Web Sites for Exchange-Traded Funds

thumbnail for Web Sites for Exchange-Traded Funds Where to find up-to-date market and trading information on exchange-traded funds.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

The EZ Approach to ETF Portfolio Building

thumbnail for The EZ Approach to ETF Portfolio Building Despite the dizzying array of complicated investment products to choose among, there is a simple way to build a low-cost, low-maintenance, fully diversified portfolio. And all you need are a few key exchange-traded funds. A look at the low-hassle ETF portfolio.

 

Mutual Funds »

The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2005

thumbnail for The Individual Investor's Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2005 Our annual guide to over 180 exchange-traded funds--portfolio baskets of securities that look like mutual funds but trade like stocks. Includes a complete listing of all existing stock and fixed-income exchange-traded funds, plus articles on what you need to know about investing in them.

 
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