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COVER STORY – Top Ten Mutual Funds: Page 26
BetterInvesting experts compare traditional index mutual funds and ETFs with alternative-indexing funds now available to investors.
Repair Shop: Page 14
The Gnometown Investors club illustrates that achieving investment results better than those of market benchmarks is within the reach of investment clubs.
Mr. NAIC: Page 12
Many successful, long-established investment clubs tend to get much less attention than they deserve, observes NAIC Chairman Emeritus Ken Janke – Mr. NAIC.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Page 46
Reasons why corporate managers decide to go forward with mergers and acquisitions, and how they implement such deals.
Financial Planner: Page 24
Before retiring, workers need to know their future sources of income, secure health insurance and make other important preparations.
Stocks to Study: Page 32
SanDisk Corporation was selected as this month's "Stock to Study" BetterInvesting Magazine's Editorial Advisory and Securities Review Committee says the growth this flash-memory chip supplier is enjoying is due to the rising demand for consumer electronics.
Five-Year-Ago Stock to Study: Page 35
The Missouri engineering product manufacturer, Leggett & Platt, Inc. has an impressive long-term track record, but results have been sluggish in recent years.
Undervalued Feature: Page 36
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. was selected for this month's "Undervalued Feature." In just five years, this Texas medical equipment company has established a commanding lead in the vacuum-assisted wound treatment market.
18-month Undervalued Review: Page 38
Motorola, Inc. has recently completed its acquisition of Symbol Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of wireless mobile information systems.
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