This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles:
- The Individual Investor’s Guide to the Top Mutual Funds 2016: AAII’s annual mutual fund guide provides information and performance statistics on more than 730 funds.
- The Truth About Top-Performing Mutual Fund Managers: Top-performing mutual fund managers will likely underperform their benchmarks at some point, but investors are usually rewarded for sticking with them.
- Qualitative Guidelines for Mutual Fund Selection: Looking at the type and frequency of communications, portfolio holdings, manager stability and expense ratio caps can help with the fund selection process.
- How to Measure the Skills of Your Fund Manager: The statistical measure R-squared can reveal whether a fund manager is a closet indexer or is truly following a strategy different than the benchmark index.
The featured AAII stock screen this week is the Buffettology: EPS Growth approach.
Our Member Question for this week is:
How accurate is accrual accounting in capturing actual business reality?