The Top AAII Stock Screens of 2017



The Essence of the Benjamin Graham ApproachThe Essence of the Benjamin Graham Approach

Benjamin Graham has been called the father of value investing and is considered by many to be one of the most successful investors of all time. It’s good reason then that his stock selection methodology has been mimicked by other successful investors such as Warren Buffett. This article distills Graham’s philosophy into a few key concepts.


Polar Opposite: MAGNET Complex Goes From Bottom
to Top in 2017

Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

AAII’s annual review of its stock screening strategies. The Stock Ideas area of currently tracks over 60 different stock selection strategies and this annual review highlights top performers from 2017 as well as those screens and underlying selection criteria that have shown strong long-term prospects.


Model Shadow Stock Portfolio: Implementing the New Four-Year Sell RuleModel Shadow Stock Portfolio:
Implementing the New Four-Year Sell Rule

AAII founder James Cloonan, in his last Model Portfolio update column, discusses the latest changes he made to the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio as well as some key portfolio management rules changes.


Mistakes Must Serve a Purpose: Some Early Lessons

While we don’t like to admit to our mistakes, they can serve as valuable teaching moments to learn from. This is especially true when it comes to investing. This blog post highlights some of the lessons Francois Sicart, founder and chairman of Tocqueville Management Corporation, has learned throughout his years of investing.

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Last Week’s Results:

What do you think is the primary force behind the strong stock market performance to start the new year?

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AAII Survey: Readers Weigh in on New Year’s Rally, Outlook for Rest of Year

The stock market has roared out of the gate to start 2018. Our readers weigh in on what they think is powering stocks and whether the fast start to the year has changed their outlook on the rest of the year.

Stock Investing Strategies

One of the biggest difficulties for individuals interested in investing in stocks is getting started. This AAII e-book provides a general outline for analyzing stocks and walks through the process as it is practically applied to specific types of investment approaches. It first describes, in very broad terms, the basic process that is followed in fundamental analysis. It then goes into the various steps in more detail and shows how they can be adapted and practically applied to an individual’s specific approach using commonly found information sources.




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