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We’ve been noticing a disconnect between how commentators are describing the market’s performance and the how the U.S. market is actually doing. Read more »  ...

Bearish sentiment rose back above its historical average, nearly hitting a four-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. This increase in pessimism, combined with a drop in optimism, has caused bears to outnumber bulls for the first time since August 22, 2013. The increase...

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Topic: Don’t Get Tempted by the 2013 Rally Speaker: Vahan Janjigian, Ph.D., CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Greenwich Wealth Management LLC Stocks did exceptionally well in 2013, and Vahan Janjigian believes we can thank the Federal Reserve for...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Coach (COH) 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 you need to lead...

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

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why LMI Aerospace (LMIA) 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...

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014 Topic: Building a Fed-Resistant Portfolio Speaker: Dan McSwain, Business Columnist, U-T San Diego The Federal Reserve of Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen has been crystal clear on how it plans to wean the economy from history’s largest monetary stimulus...

If we were forced to use one word to sum up our opinion of how fourth-quarter earnings have looked so far, the word would be: “eh.”. Read more »  ...

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Topic: Estate Planning and Portability: Is It Ideal for You? Speaker: Brett A. Bjornson, Brett A. Bjornson, Esq., Professional Law Corporation As an independent investor, creating wealth and positive cash flow are likely among your goals. Brett...

Neutral sentiment is above 38% on consecutive weeks for the first time in nearly 11 years, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Optimism slipped below its historical average, while pessimism remains at low levels. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will...