Creating Basic Custom Screens

Posted on October 2, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

Stock screening is the process of applying a set of quantifiable criteria to a universe of stocks to isolate those stocks that match the criteria. The way in which programs such as Stock Investor Pro perform this task is by using filters—a collection of comparison statements that are applied to the entire universe of stocks or to a subset of stocks, such as a portfolio.

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WATCH VIDEO ON HOW TO ISOLATING DATA WITH VIEWS

Posted on April 9, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

The Stock Investor Pro program currently contains two screens based on William O’Neil’s CAN SLIM approach. The first screen, listed as *O’Neil (CANSLIM) in SI Pro, is based on William O’Neil’s investing methodology outlined in the second edition of his book, “How to Make Money in Stocks.” The second screen, called *O’Neil (CANSLIM Revised), was updated to reflect the third edition of the book. Though both screens have enjoyed strong price performance over our backtesting period, AAII’s original O’Neil CAN SLIM really took off and has been one of our top-performing screens from 1998 through 2012. Recently, however, the screen has produced very few passing companies, making it increasingly difficult to utilize this screen in a balanced investing strategy.

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1/26/2013 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on January 26, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 11/26/2013 are available.

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1/19/2013 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on January 19, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 11/19/2013 are available.

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1/12/2013 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on January 12, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 11/12/2013 are available.

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WATCH VIDEO ON Measuring Performance With Relative Strength

Posted on January 8, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

There are several ways to measure the performance of a stock, typically on either an absolute or a relative basis. Price change over a specified time period is an example of absolute performance, while relative performance communicates how well a stock has performed compared to some benchmark, usually a market or industry index.

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1/5/2013 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on January 5, 2013 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 1/5/2012 are available.

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12/22/2012 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on December 22, 2012 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 12/22/2012 are available.

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12/15/2012 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on December 15, 2012 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 12/15/2012 are available.

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12/8/2012 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on December 8, 2012 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 12/8/2012 are available.

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