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 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Common Questions About Medicaid and Medicaid Planning Medicaid is a needs-based medical assistance program administered by federal and state governments. However, state and...

 Senior Financial Analyst Wayne A. Thorp, CFA explains to Chuck Jaffe why Macy’s Inc. (M) is his “Sell of the Week” for May 24, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

 Senior Financial Analyst Wayne A. Thorp, CFA explains to Chuck Jaffe why McKesson Corp. (MCK) is his “Buy of the Week” for May 23, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

 The term “fake news” has entrenched itself in our daily vernacular. Sadly, there was a time the only fake news I came across were stories sent to my by my sister from The Onion, a well-known news satire site. In the aftermath of the U.S presidential election,...

 Computerized Investing’s new May content is now available! This month includes: Learn the Market With Equities Lab Henry Crutcher, founder of Equities Lab LLC, gives an overview of the Equities Lab tool and how it aids the individual investor. Spreadsheet Corner: An...

 We all want to achieve retirement security—and to maintain our sanity during volatile market periods. If we could only predict tomorrow’s markets, we would handily satisfy these needs—we would be able to sell before a market decline and buy at the bottom. Truth be...

 Weekly Market Summary Political drama, corporate earnings and oil prices were the drivers of the U.S. stock market this week. Most of the attention was on Washington, D.C. and the Trump administration. After revelations that the President shared sensitive intelligence information...

 A week after writing about the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, hitting a 23-year low, U.S. stocks turned in their worst day in 10 months this week as the VIX surged to its highest level in over a month. Most of the apprehension stemmed from Washington, D.C., as the Trump administration...

 There is a constant stream of new academic research about investing. Some of the papers attempt to explain the key drivers of returns. Some are more focused on investor behavior. Many papers are focused on realizing higher returns (“delivering alpha”). For an investor...

 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what impact geopolitical and international events are having on their outlook for stocks. More than two out five respondents (42%) said such events are having a negative impact, are a cause of a concern or...