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An approach that focuses on both earnings and assets in order to find undervalued stocks of companies that have the capability to earn future income. Read more »  ...

A discussion of Luke Wiley’s approach to stock-picking and how to build a screen using his five filters. Read more »  ...

The government released information showing that new home sales rose more than 18% in May. The Conference Board’s index of consumer confidence increased to 85.2 in May from 82.2 in April, suggesting that consumers remain optimistic. Unfortunately, this optimism wasn’t enough...

Mergers and acquisitions seem to be the market theme this year. Corporations flush with cash are opening their wallets in hopes of gaining market share and enhancing their competitive position. According to Forbes, global mergers and acquisitions activity deals have surpassed $1.75...

A big financial challenge retirees face is ensuring their savings last the rest of their lives. It’s a daunting task for those making the transition into retirement as well as for those already in retirement. While saving as much as possible during your working years is important,...

Pessimism among individual investors is now at a six-month low, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment remains at an unusually high level, while optimism is slightly below its historical average. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise...

This week’s AAII Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what factors are most influencing their six-month outlook for stocks. Several members listed more than one factor. The economy topped the list, named by 28% of respondents. Many of them (17% of all respondents)...

The PEG ratio factors in a company’s growth into its valuation, allowing investors to compare companies with different rates of growth. Read more »  ...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Lululemon Athletica (LULU) 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...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Suncor Energy (SU) 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...