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Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 4/19/2013 updated. Read more »  ...

I am often asked about our model portfolios. Specifically, what are the differences among them and how does an investor go about following them? I’ll provide a brief overview in this week’s newsletter. AAII developed a number of model portfolios to educate our members on how...

Individual investors remain pessimistic about the short-term outlook for stocks, even though bullish sentiment did improve in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 7.5 percentage points...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Vectren Corp. (VVC) is his “Sell of the Week” on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why UniFirst Corp. (UNF) is his “Buy of the Week” on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information you...

1-Year Returns as of 3/31/13: AAII Fund Portfolio 15.5% — AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio 37.2% Read more »  ...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Piotroski: High F-Score 66.5% — O’Shaughnessy: Value 25.5% Read more »  ...

OK, we’ll admit that saying “release the earnings!” does not quite have the same impact as “release the hounds!,” but first-quarter earnings season “officially” started this week for the U.S. markets. Read more »  ...

Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 4/12/2013 updated. Read more »  ...

One consequence of the market’s ongoing rally has been shrinking dividend yields. The Dow Jones U.S. Index (IYY), an exchange-traded fund that tracks the largest 1,200 domestic stocks, yielded just 1.9% at the end of last week. Within the slightly broader S&P Supercomposite...