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AAII’s Top Articles for April 2016

Here are the Top 10 articles from AAII.com for April 2016 (based on unique page views):

Everyone wants to keep a pulse on the economy, but no one wants to wade through the massive volume of statistics. A look at the top 10 economic indicators can help you narrow your focus.

No consensus exists on an acceptable risk of outliving savings, and current models don’t reveal the magnitude of the shortfall retirees face.

Following these nine guidelines can help reduce your financial stress and increase the odds of enjoying a successful retirement.

Tracking cost basis becomes complicated when splits, mergers or spin-offs occur. Merck provided a real-life example of how to do it.

Computerized Investing ExclusiveUsing the Solver function in Excel to test scenarios that minimize risk or maximize return in a multi-asset portfolio.

Disciplined rules for selling can consider a deterioration in the company’s prospects, preset targets and stop limits.

Computerized Investing Exclusive: Using debt ratios to analyze the stability of a company over time and against its competitors, its sector and its industry.

The price decline in micro caps made valuations more attractive. Plus, one shadow stock was deleted due to a lack of profitability.

Commissions, fees and taxes can influence what your first investments should be.

A primer on the role expectations–in the form of consensus earnings estimates–may play in the movement of stock prices, especially when those expectations change.

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