June 2016 AAII Journal Update

The June 2016 AAII Journal is Now Available Online.   Feature Article: The Weiss Approach to Value in Blue-Chip Stocks Geraldine Weiss’ approach seeks dividend-paying, blue-chip stocks with attractive yields, growth and financial soundness.  Also in This Issue: First Cut: Graham Stocks With a Low Price Relative to Net Current Assets Applying Ben Graham’s philosophy, 25…

 

Momentum Investing & Turbulent Markets Don’t Mix

Momentum indicators are commonly used to find winners. Winners are stocks with comparatively higher price returns. In normal market conditions, momentum indicators work well on an aggregate basis. Momentum indicators can lose their usefulness in turbulent market conditions, in the initial rebound period following a bear market or during slowing economic conditions. I’ve noticed the…

 

Nine Rules to Better Stock Investing

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of the AAII Journal. The Wall Street machine acts as a huge distraction that creates noise and confusion in the markets—and in our own brain chemistry—that makes long-term investing more difficult. Guy Spier, manager of the Aquamarine Fund, believes that the best way to overcome the shortcomings…

 

The Case for Contrarian Investing

As investors, we are always being inundated with offers for the “next big thing” that will generate returns in excess of the overall market. While they may deliver what they promise over the short-term, inevitably reversion to the mean takes hold and that outperformance turns into underperformance. Then there are the investors who look at…

 

AAII Weekly Features: Achieving Greater Long-Term Wealth Through Index Funds

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: The Top ETFs Over Five Years: Health Care Remains on Top Mathematical Support for Rising Equity Glide Paths Stocks With Low Price-to-Book Ratios Achieving Greater Long-Term Wealth Through Index Funds The featured AAII stock screen this week is the Buffettology: EPS Growth approach. Our Member…