GADGET CORNER – Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2

Posted on February 17, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Bluetooth headset offers excellent A2DP sound quality but falls a bit short when making calls.

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Fund Statements: What to Look For

Posted on February 16, 2012 | Classroom

The various reports provided by mutual fund companies contain vital information concerning financial matters and how the fund is managed.

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iChartist for iPad

Posted on February 16, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Stock, futures and forex charting app for the iPad.

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AAII Sentiment Survey: Bearish Sentiment Rebounds to an 7-Week High

Posted on February 16, 2012 | AAII Survey

This week’s AAII Sentiment Survey results – February 16, 2012:

Bullish: 42.7%; down 8.9 percentage points
Neutral: 30.7%; up 2.5 percentage points
Bearish: 26.6%; up 6.4 percentage points

Historical Averages:

Bullish: 39%
Neutral: 31%
Bearish: 30%

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February 2012 AAII Model Portfolios Updated

Posted on February 16, 2012 | Model Portfolios

1-Year Returns as of 1/31/12: AAII Fund Portfolio 2.6% — AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio 20.1%

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CI Download of the Week

Posted on February 15, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Stock Sector Monitor

View the best- and worst-performing stock sectors. Stock Sector Monitor is a stock quotes monitoring software that allows you to instantly track over 200 stock industry sector groups and over 7,000 public companies online.

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The Role of REITs for Long-Term Investors

Posted on February 15, 2012 | AAII Journal

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer diversification benefits relative to stocks, with correlations decreasing over time.

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Southeast Florida

Posted on February 15, 2012 | Local Chapters

Dates: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, and Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Topic: Behind the Curtain: 10 Lessons Learned From Managing a Mutual Fund
Speaker: Louis E. Conrad II, CFA, President, COMPASS Wealth Management LLC

A behind-the-scenes look at the conflicts between mutual fund companies and their shareholders based on the experiences of a former mutual fund manager. This presentation will review the challenges that face mutual fund investors as outsiders and why you should invest with a healthy dose of skepticism. We will discuss this and nine more lessons learned in greater detail to enable you to make better decisions when investing in mutual funds.

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iChartist for iPad

Posted on February 14, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Stock, futures and forex charting app for the iPad.

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Quantitative Strategies for Selecting Stocks

Posted on February 14, 2012 | Investing

The results of more than 1,200 backtests found seven basic favorable factors from four quantitative strategies for beating the market.

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