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The “kiddie tax” applies to children up to age 18 and could apply to children up to age 23—depending on how much earned income they have and whether or not they are full-time students. In 2017, children with investment income above a certain amount may have had part or all...

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what impact geopolitical and international events are having on their outlook for stocks. Slightly more than two of out five respondents (42%) describe these events as having a negative impact. Many specifically...

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market rebounded to its highest level since February in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, pessimism fell after having reached an unusually high level last week. Bullish sentiment, expectations...

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how comfortable they are with the current valuations of stocks. Approximately 44% of respondents say valuations are too high. Many of these respondents describe valuations as being high relative to historical measures...

Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market is at its highest level in more than year. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows declines in optimism and neutral sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise...

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how, if at all, they have recently adjusted their stock investing strategy. Half of the respondents (50%) said that they haven’t made any change to their strategy lately. Many of these respondents expressed satisfaction...

Pessimism about the short-term direction of stock prices is at its highest level in more than seven months according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, neutral sentiment is lower. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months,...

Last month’s Asset Allocation Survey special question asked AAII members what impact the rise in interest rates was having on their portfolio allocation decisions. Slightly less than half of all respondents (48%) said they haven’t altered their portfolio in response to the higher...

Individual investors’ allocations to equities are at their lowest level in five months according to the latest AAII Asset Allocation Survey. At the same time, fixed-income allocations are higher. Stock and stock fund allocations declined for a third consecutive month, falling...

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members for their thoughts about the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) recent decision to raise interest rates. Slightly more than half of all respondents (51%) approved of the increase. Many of these respondents...