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Uncertainty over interest rates remains a short-term problem for the financial markets. Yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement failed to calm the nerves of traders. Though traders were looking for more clarity, the June meeting statement only contained two...

Optimism rose for the second consecutive week, while pessimism declined in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose 4.5 percentage points to 37.5. Even with the increase, optimism is below its historical...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Quicksilver (ZQK) 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...

How to get your investment program off the ground if you are starting from scratch with little savings. Read more »  ...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (PMO) 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...

Date: Monday, June 24, 2013 Topic: Using Pivot-Based Analysis for Long-Term Gains Speaker: Frank Ochoa, PivotBoss, LLC and Ochoa Capital Management, LLC Frank Ochoa, also known as “The Pivot Boss,” will teach you how to identify some of the best long-term trading opportunities...

Date: Monday, June 24, 2013 Topic: Finding a Stock Winner: First Step Screening Speaker: John Bajkowski, President, AAII While successful money managers may differ in their investing philosophy, a disciplined approach to selecting and pruning investments is a common characteristic....

1-Year Returns as of 5/31/13: AAII Fund Portfolio 27.2% — AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio 62.2% Read more »  ...

So far in June, it seems the market has similar ideas, as the “June Chop” is in full swing. Read more »  ...

Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 6/14/2013 updated. Read more »  ...