April 2016 Issue
Editor's Note »
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Disciplined rules for selling can consider a deterioration in the company’s prospects, preset targets and stop limits.
Stock Strategies »
By using different valuation methods, a range can be established for determining whether a stock is cheap or expensive.
Portfolio Strategies »
No consensus exists on an acceptable risk of outliving savings, and current models don’t reveal the magnitude of the shortfall retirees face.
A set of easy-to-calculate formulas can reveal how much a bond’s price will change in reaction to an increase or decrease in yield.
Call provisions allow an issuer to redeem a bond. The type of call provision and the yield to call should be considered before purchase.
Financial Planning »
The value of a policy depends on the financial performance of an insurer, which can be assessed by analyzing its financial statements.
AAII Model Portfolios »
The price decline in micro caps made valuations more attractive. Plus, one shadow stock was deleted due to a lack of profitability.
- Briefly Noted
Current news items of interest to individual investors.
Comments and questions on John Bogle, downside protection, and rebalancing.
Disciplined rules for selling can consider a deterioration in the company's prospects, preset targets and stop limits.
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