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Bitcoin rose above the $4,000 price mark, adding to this year’s surge in value. The New York Times attributes the most recent upward spike to an agreement among key backers to settle “a long-disputed update to the network’s software and rules.” Regardless of the reason given,...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is his “Sell of the Week” for August 15, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Value investing was described as “losing its effectiveness” by The Wall Street Journal on Monday. The article was published approximately two months after Goldman Sachs issued a report entitled, “The Death of Value?” A quick glance at the recent numbers shows why such commentary...

We’ve recently added bonus audio of FactSet’s Elisabeth Kashner giving guidance on building a portfolio of ETFs. She also shares the biggest lesson she’s learned over the course of her career. If you haven’t read the full interview with Elisabeth in this month’s AAII Journal,...

“Super investors take pain better than everybody else.” Wesley Gray, CEO and CIO of Alpha Architect, made this observation at last week’s Financial Analysts Seminar, an annual CFA Institute event hosted with CFA Society Chicago. He was referencing the ability of successful...

If you haven’t visited AAII.com recently, please take some time today to see what the website offers. Plenty of helpful resources are available at your fingertips to aid you in the investment process. The exchange-traded fund industry is continuing to experience strong growth,...

  Feature Article: Exchange Traded Funds » The Individual Investor’s Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds 2017 Detailed return information and data on more than 500 exchange-traded products, including an overview of the ETF industry. Exchange-Traded Funds » The Four Groups...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why United Rentals, Inc. (URI) is his “Buy of the Week” for August 1, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Not only has volatility left the building, it appears to have climbed on to a hammock to take a summer’s nap. Yesterday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s Volatility Index (the CBOE’s VIX) closed below 10 for the 10th consecutive day. Some perspective will help put the...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Bank of America (BAC) is his “Buy of the Week” for July 25, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...