A subscriber called us this week asking about when we purchase stocks for the DI tracking portfolio and when he should buy them as well. In the DI User’s Guide, we suggest acting on portfolio addition and deletion alerts reasonably quickly, within a week of when an addition or...

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 Topic: Do the Strategies of Investing Legends Still Work in Today’s Market? Speaker: John P. Reese, CEO and Founder, Validea.com and Validea Capital Management, LLC There are a handful of legendary investors whose performance and stock-picking...

One of the most-cited value investing studies says stocks with low price-to-book ratios outperform stocks with high price-to-book ratios. Investment firm GMO’s Ben Inker says the study’s findings still hold, but work better when a one-year lag is used. In “The Cross-Section...

Bullish sentiment rebounded strongly in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. The 12.3 percentage point rise was the largest since a 12.9 percentage point rebound on November 28, 2013. Accompanying the increase in optimism was the largest weekly drop in pessimism since August 29, 2013. Bullish...

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Topic: Strategies for Pursuing Your Retirement Paycheck Speaker: Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance, Morningstar Inc.; Senior Columnist, Morningstar.com Morningstar’s director of personal finance, Christine Benz, will discuss how the...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Kansas City Southern (KSU) 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...

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 American Vanguard (AVD) 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 15, 2014 Topic: Hard Times Mean Easy Money is Here to Stay Speaker: Cullen Roche, Founder, Orcam Financial Group In this presentation, Cullen Roche will bring a thorough perspective on quantitative easing (QE), how the program functions at an operational...

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