Steps To Take When A Stock’s Price Falls
Posted on April 27, 2012 | AAII Journal
By identifying why the price is falling, you are far better equipped to decide if it is time to sell or purchase additional shares.
AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism at Lowest Level Since Last September
Posted on April 26, 2012 | AAII Survey
This week’s AAII Sentiment Survey results – April 26, 2012:
Bullish: 27.6%, down 3.5 percentage points
Neutral: 35.0%, unchanged
Bearish: 37.4%, up 3.6 percentage points
Posted on April 26, 2012 | Computerized Investing
Live and on-demand financial news on your iPad.
Current Conditions Alter Future Expectations
Posted on April 26, 2012 | AAII Journal
Expectations for future events are influenced by current conditions as individuals alter their forecast based on prevailing data.
CI DOWNLOAD OF THE WEEK
Posted on April 25, 2012 | Computerized Investing
RssReader is a program that allows users to view, in one dedicated location, all of the RSS feeds they are subscribed to—without cluttering other programs such as Microsoft Outlook.
Rule #1 Investing Screen
Posted on April 25, 2012 | Stock Screens
This screen searches for companies that meet Town’s “Four Ms”—meaning, moat, management, and margin for safety.
THE First QUARTER 2012 ISSUE OF QMFU IS NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE
Posted on April 25, 2012 | Quarterly Mutual Fund Update
Commentary: Rally Propels Tech and Financial Funds
The first-quarter rally in stock prices led to double-digit gains in most stock fund categories. Technology and financial/banking sectors were particular standouts, with both sectors realizing average gains of nearly 20%.
Most bond funds also posted positive returns last quarter, though the gains were considerably less. The best-performing bond fund category was convertible bond, which gained 7.9%.
Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII New York City
Posted on April 25, 2012 | Local Chapters
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Topic: Can Income Be Increased Without “Yielding” to Temptation and Will Equities Catch a Second Wind?
Speaker: Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist, S&P Capital IQ
Sam Stovall will explain why he believes that the half-speed growth projection for the U.S. is threatened by the expected European recession and soft landing (at a minimum) in China. In this economic context, he will discuss whether earnings will rise 6% in 2012 as estimated or whether fluctuating currencies, flagging economies and faltering profits will result in a decline in the S&P 500. In either case, he foresees interest rates remaining near zero through 2014. Thus, increasing returns in equities without major risk, whether through capital gains or dividend income, becomes a major issue for investors.
Computer Investing Products
Posted on April 24, 2012 | Computerized Investing
A personal finance program, a stock investing site, an IRS Schedule D creator, and a charting tool. Plus, Quicktakes on sites and services you might want to check out.
Think Twice, Even Thrice, Before Trading
Posted on April 24, 2012 | AAII Journal
A study of newsletter advisers found that most would have achieved better returns if they reduced the number of buy and sell transactions.