Pessimism declined this week, though the rebound in optimism was not enough to push it back above its historical average in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose 3.5 percentage points to 33.0%....

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Topic: Thought-Provoking Equity Themes for the Thoughtful Investor Speaker: Jeffrey W. Huge, Chartered Market Technician, Market Technicians Association Jeffrey Huge will introduce the audience to the key concepts of technical analysis, as he employs...

Charles Rotblut speaks with Chuck Jaffe on the Your Money Life Show about the AAII Sentiment Survey. Listen to hear his insights about whether investor sentiment can be used to determine when the market will reverse direction. Audio url: Sell of the week ...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Illinois Tool Works (ITW) 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 Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Qualcomm (QCOM) 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...

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Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 Topic: Trading Options on ETFs Speaker: Jim Bittman, Director of Program Development, Chicago Board Options Exchange In this presentation, Jim Bittman will discuss the merits, advantages and strategies for trading options on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Read...

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 Topic: Our Behavioral and Cognitive Biases and How They Impact Our Investment Decisions Speaker: Bob Seawright, Chief Investment & Information Officer, Madison Avenue Securities We like to think we’re judges of a sort, carefully weighing the...

The headline of our May 3, 2013, weekly update was “Rates Stay Low.” The headline for this week’s update could have easily been “When Will the Fed Raise Rates?” Read more » ...