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A low-interest rate environment has helped to fuel a run-up in the prices of dividend-paying stocks. Equity-income investing is once again fashionable, but some investment advisers have always preached the long-term benefits of investing in dividend-paying stocks. Lowell Miller...

The October AAII Stock Screens Update is now available online. Featured Screen: The Wanger–Revised Approach Ralph Wanger, the founder of Wanger Asset Management and the former manager of the Acorn Fund (now the Columbia Acorn Fund), is a consistent promoter of small-stock...

Year to date, the Oberweis Octagon screen leads all approaches tracked by AAII, up 42.9% through the end of July. Such a high return is very tempting when the market is up only 6.3% over the same period. But blindly chasing high returns without understanding the drivers and characteristics...

This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of the AAII Journal. When searching for stock investing candidates, it may be easy to come up with a list of meaningful screening criteria, but building and applying a cohesive set of criteria can be challenging. Screening...

The October AAII Stock Screens Update is now available online. September wasn’t an excellent month for many stock screens, or markets in general. However, several AAII stock screens are up year-to-date, including the CAN SLIM Revised screen. The CAN SLIM approach is presented...

While many of the stock screen methodologies AAII tracks were down in August, there were a couple that brought in gains, including the Graham Enterprising Investor Revised screen. Benjamin Graham’s contrarian view dictates that stocks will appear most attractive when they are...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Foolish Small Cap 8: 70.9% — O’Neil’s CAN SLIM Revised 3rd Edition: 45.6% Read more »  ...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Foolish Small Cap 8 Revised: 65.5% — Foolish Small Cap 8: 60.1% Read more »  ...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Foolish Small Cap 8: 43.0 — Foolish Small Cap 8 Revised: 34.9% Read more »  ...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Graham–Enterprising Investor: 35.2 — Fisher (Philip): 28.7% Read more »  ...