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It’s not often a change is made to the Dow Jones industrial average, and it’s even rarer to see three out of the 30 components replaced. This is what makes Tuesday’s announcement interesting. Goldman Sachs (GS), Visa (V) and Nike (NKE) will replace Bank of America (BAC),...

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Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013 Topic: Smart Investing: Seeking Reward While Reducing Risk Speaker: Charles Rotblut, CFA, Vice President, AAII; Editor, AAII Journal Maximizing the potential for reward is about identifying attractive investments and prudently managing your portfolio....

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013 Topic: Predicting Market Trends With Barron’s Speaker: Peter Miller, Statistics Director, Barron’s This presentation will begin with an overview of Barron’s Market Week section, covering how and why the paper is arranged the way it is. The...

Optimism jumped to a two-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. The rise occurred as both neutral and bearish sentiment declined. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, spiked upwards by 10.0 percentage points to 45.5%. This...

Budget for Windows is a budgeting system that uses virtual envelopes to help the user develop and maintain a budget. There are two ways to begin using the program. Read more »  ...

Many employees think of their 401(k) plan allocations in isolation. But if you are married and your spouse works, you are both likely contributing to employee-sponsored plans. And if that is indeed the case, your allocation approaches should be “married” as well. After...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Emerson Electric (EMR) 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...

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Topic: Water: You Can’t Live With It and You Can’t Live Without It Speaker: Beth K. Sparks, Vice President, Investments, The Sparks Group of Raymond James This presentation will provide a cascade of information on water: safe water as a clear...

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Topic: The Big Squeeze: How Taxes Are Squeezing Your Income and How Interest Rates Are Squeezing Your Assets Speaker: Ronald H. Muhlenkamp, CFA, Founder, President and Portfolio Manager of Muhlenkamp & Co., Inc. Over the past years, Ron...