Retired Investor: Getting Through Difficult Markets

Posted on June 18, 2012 | AAII Journal

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.

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Denver

Posted on June 18, 2012 | Local Chapters

Date: Monday, June 25, 2012
Topic: How Money Supply, Taxes and Regulation Impact the Stock Market and Prosperity
Speaker: Simon Reeves, CEO and Wealth Manager, TideRock Financial LLC

This presentation will cover lessons of political and economic history for investors. Find out where we are in the current cycle—and how you might intelligently invest accordingly—from this former floor trader who now runs his own wealth management firm for high-net-worth clients. This discussion will refer to the work of several economists who popularized the Austrian School.

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“Risk-Wise” Risk Management

Posted on June 17, 2012 | Computerized Investing

A look at Michael Carpenter’s book on managing risk in your portfolio.

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6/16/2012 Weekly updates and SSG files are available to download

Posted on June 16, 2012 | Stock Investor Pro

Weekly updates for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 6/16/2012 are available to download.

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Orange County

Posted on June 16, 2012 | Local Chapters

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2012
Topic: Municipal Bonds … A Foundation of Quality
Speaker: Alan Willenbrock, CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Alan Willenbrock will describe the features and benefits of municipal securities. He will use case studies to illustrate these features and talk about where things went wrong. He will describe lessons learned that you can use to protect yourself and briefly mention how to out-fox your broker. This will be followed by what investors should do now and where to find critical information you need.

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CI Weekly Features: June 16, 2012

Posted on June 16, 2012 | Computerized Investing

“Risk-Wise” Risk Management
A look at Michael Carpenter’s book on managing risk in your portfolio.

Stock Repurchase Activity
Where to find news on companies that announce stock buyback plans and the level of overall buyback activity.

Pageonce—Money & Bills
Automatically track, control and pay your bills.

Gadget Corner – SuperTooth Crystal Bluetooth Speakerphone

Sleek, compact hands-free kit for making calls and listening to GPS directions while in the car.

Sitelight – Chartastic

Chartastic is a free online charting service that offers ample, easy-to-use features.

This Week’s Question

When dining at a restaurant, would you rather order and pay via a table-top screen or with a traditional waiter?

A) Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer ordering from a real person
B) It doesn’t matter to me, as long as my order’s correct
C) I am all for it since computerized ordering will cut down on the mistakes and speed up service

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Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 6/15/2012

Posted on June 15, 2012 | Stock Superstars Report

Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 6/15/2012 updated.

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Dividend Investing alert for the week ending 6/15/2012

Posted on June 15, 2012 | Dividend Investing

Dividend Investing alert for the week ending 6/15/2012 updated.

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GADGET CORNER – Lenovo IdeaPad U300s

Posted on June 15, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Windows 7 Ultrabook.

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Retiree Stock Allocation Recommendations: Do You Fit the “Mold”?

Posted on June 15, 2012 | AAII Journal

How much of your portfolio should be invested in stocks if you are a retiree living off of your retirement savings?

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