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Neutral sentiment jumped its highest level since 2005 in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Optimism fell and pessimism rose to levels not seen since early February. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 5.6 percentage points to...

Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Topic: The Great Stock-Bond Rotation Revisited Speaker: Nicholas P. Sargen, Chief Investment Officer, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. Our speaker, Nicholas Sargen, believes that U.S. stocks will continue to outperform both bonds and emerging...

The year 2013 was great for the stock market, with each of our major indexes finishing up more than 25%. If you were one of the lucky (or unlucky, as the case may be) investors who managed to lock in gains in taxable accounts, you have capital gains taxes to look forward to. Whatever...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECO) 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 Apple (AAPL) 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...

Toward the beginning of the week investors shifted their focus to the Federal Reserve, which was a welcome change of pace from last week’s geopolitical drama. Read more »  ...

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen rattled trader’s nerves on Wednesday afternoon. Some context is needed before we share what she said. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) revised its guidance on when it might start to raise interest rates. Read more »  ...

I found myself struggling with my NCAA Basketball Tournament picks more this year than in the past. Partially it’s because of the parity that has evolved in men’s college basketball. Partially it’s because there are teams whose chances are tough to assess (e.g. North Carolina,...

Optimism fell to a six-week low as expectations for a flat market rebounded in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism stayed below average for the sixth consecutive week. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 4.6 percentage...