Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Rochester

Posted on October 30, 2013 | Local Chapters

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Topic: Two Costly Illiteracies: Fiscal and Media
Speaker: Tom Proietti, Resident Scholar in Media, St. John Fisher College

As a nation, and maybe as a species, we are short-selling ourselves on two of the basic sets of competencies we need to negotiate our planet and our lives: fiscal literacy and media literacy. The two literacies are closely related and critical to our development as individuals and as crew members on Spaceship Earth. Tom Proietti argues that we are not only stuck in old curricula, we are actually going backward into the future by regressing into core competencies that are more politically correct than they are practical and realistic. In the financial arena, we have settled largely for tickling and titillation rather than substance and comprehension. How can we fix this? No easy fixes until we have a plan. Let’s start right here.

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Feedly for iOS

Posted on October 29, 2013 | Computerized Investing

News aggregator app for iPhone and iPad.

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Earnings per Share

Posted on October 29, 2013 | Computerized Investing

Different earnings adjustments can radically affect reported earnings. How to tell which earnings figure is being reported.

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Posted on October 29, 2013 | Weekly Features

This week’s AAII Weekly Features has been updated.
View this week’s Top AAII Articles, Featured Stock Screen and Member Question.

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BUY OF THE WEEK 10/29/2013

Posted on October 29, 2013 | Podcast

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why TE Connectivity (TEL) 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 need to lead the MoneyLife.

Audio url: Buy of the week

Sitelight and Reader Survey

Posted on October 28, 2013 | Computerized Investing

Savings Bond Advisor is a website that provides information on savings bonds to investors, primarily via numerous articles around the site.

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This Week’s Question

Which web browser do you use the most?

A) Apple Safari
B) Google Chrome
C) Microsoft Internet Explorer
D) Mozilla FireFox
E) Other
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Online Discount Brokers

Posted on October 27, 2013 | Computerized Investing

A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the five online discount brokers most used by AAII members.

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Phoenix

Posted on October 26, 2013 | Local Chapters

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Topic: How to Get the Highest Returns With the Least Effort
Speaker: Sheldon Jacobs, Author and Founder, No-Load Fund Investor

Sheldon Jacobs’ talk covers basic strategies for low-stress, profitable investment, including the five essentials that investors need to concentrate on and what they can safely ignore. He outlines his “two-fund solution” —how to get average to above-average investing results by owning only two funds—and explains why the new fundamentally-weighted index funds will prove superior to cap-weighted indexes. Jacobs also explains how to use the media to get the best advice and recommendations, and why clear thinking can improve investing results.

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GADGET CORNER – Cambridge Audio Minx Go Portable Audio System

Posted on October 25, 2013 | Computerized Investing

Portable high-fidelity Bluetooth speaker with built-in battery.

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Posted on October 25, 2013 | Stock Superstars Report

Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 10/25/2013 updated.

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