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Out of the 10 top-ranking mutual fund categories, nine are in the bond arena, thanks to falling interest rates and weak five-year returns for stocks. Read more »  ...

This week’s AAII Sentiment Survey results – April 19, 2012: Bullish: 31.2%, up 3.0 percentage points Neutral: 35.0%, up 4.7 percentage points Bearish: 33.8%, down 7.7 percentage points Historical Averages: Bullish: 39% Neutral: 31% Bearish:...

Trading Economics provides historical data on economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, and government bond yields for over 200 different countries. Read more »  ...

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Topic: Are We Out of Danger Yet? Speaker: William Dunkelberg, Professor of Economics, Temple University; Chief Economist, National Federation of Independent Business Almost 3 1/2 years have passed since the financial collapse that caused our worst...

Learn what intangibles are, how stock repurchase programs affect a company’s investment appeal and the difference between cash and pro forma earnings. Read more »  ...

Chaikin Stock Research LLC offers a desktop and mobile application, Chaikin Power Tools, which provides users with an easy way to access and understand investment information. Read more »  ...

Based on the book “Buffettology,” this spreadsheet quantitatively applies Warren Buffett’s valuation techniques. Read more »  ...

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Topic: ETFs: A Trillion-Dollar Asset Class for Your Use Speaker: Paul Townsend, Associate Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors The world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has expanded to over 1,100 individual offerings with more than $1 trillion in...

This week’s AAII Weekly Features has been updated. View this week’s “Top AAII Articles” , “Featured Stock Screen ” and “Member Question”. Read more »  ...

Calculating a profitability ratio that takes a company’s debt liabilities into account. Read more »  ...