Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Topic: Financial Literacy and the Rich-Poor Gap Speaker: Russ Wiles, Personal Finance Writer, Arizona Republic and azcentral.com It’s common knowledge that financial literacy is low and possibly declining in this country. Financial literacy includes...

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Topic: Natural Gas: An Energy Game Changer Speaker: Ronald H. Muhlenkamp, President, Muhlenkamp & Company, Inc. In this presentation, mutual fund manager extraordinaire Ron Muhlenkamp will go over the areas of the markets that he feels holds the...

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Topic: Exploring the Power of ETF-Based Investing Speaker: Herb Morgan, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Efficient Market Advisors LLC Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are rapidly approaching $2 trillion in assets in the U.S. alone, making them the most...

A breakup was announced this week. Well, actually there were two breakups announced, but we’ll leave the Gwyneth Paltrow/Chris Martin split to the tabloids, because we’re much more interested in Baxter International (BAX). Read more » ...

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Topic: What Does Modern Portfolio Theory Look Like Today? Speaker: Jason DiNozzi, Managing Director, InterGlobal Asset Management Modern portfolio theory (MPT) comes with a powerful set of tools that can help take the emotional “roller-coaster effect”...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut speaks to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch about this week’s AAII Sentiment Survey and the above-average level of neutral sentiment. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

The stock market dropped on Monday, with biotechnology and other momentum names leading the pullback. The tech-heavy NASDAQ index was among the worst-performing indexes, with no support from big tech names. Read more » ...

A breakup was announced this week. Well, actually there were two breakups announced, but we’ll leave the Gwyneth Paltrow/Chris Martin split to the tabloids, because we’re much more interested in Baxter International (BAX). Read more » ...

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Topic: How to Foretell the Economy and Markets Speaker: James W. Paulsen, Ph.D., Chief Investment Strategist, Wells Capital Management What is likely in store for our economy? Where are markets heading? Dr. Jim Paulsen will give us perspective based...

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued announcements regarding individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and bitcoin. Since more of you have retirement savings than bitcoins, I’ll start with IRAs. In the April AAII Journal, which will be on AAII.com early next week,...