The percentage of individual investors describing their short-term outlook as optimistic stayed above 40% for the third consecutive week in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Meanwhile, the percentage holding a pessimistic outlook stayed at an unusually low level. Bullish sentiment,...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why The Hershey Co (HSY) 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 Chicos FAS (CHS) 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...

YTD Return of Top Performers: Piotroski: High F-Score 89.3% — O’Shaughnessy: Tiny Titans 35.6% Read more » ...

1-Year Returns as of 6/30/13: AAII Fund Portfolio 20.1% — AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio 63.3% Read more » ...

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Topic: Portfolio Risk Reduction by the Proper Introduction of Real Estate Speaker: Tim Mulrenan, President, Terravest Inc. This presentation will discuss the impact of adding real estate to an investment portfolio, analyzing the different ways investors...

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Topic: The Talk: Getting Prepared for the Inevitable Speaker: Terry Woods, President, ABCAlwaysBetterCare At some point, either a loved one or you will need help both taking care of yourself and/or managing your financial affairs. How can you prepare...

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Topic: Energy and Income: Still Your Best Bet for High Yield, Safety and Growth in an Aging Bull Market Speaker: Roger S. Conrad, Co-Founder and Chief Editor, Capitalist Times High yields are to this market what technology stocks were to the 1990s,...

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Topic: Time to Be Offensive, Defensive or Both? Speaker: Kenneth G. Winans, President and Founder, Winans Investments Several time-tested technical indicators will be shown to be useful tools in both market and investment research because they can...

No changes were made to the portfolio this month because, as we explain in the report, we did not find a stock attractive enough to warrant making a change. Read more » ...