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There is rarely a week that goes by without a new fund being launched. There is also rarely a day when someone does not recommend a stock or a bond. It’s enough to make an investor’s head spin. It certainly complicates the process of choosing a good investment and sticking to...

This week I subbed in for Charles Rotblut on the weekly radio show MoneyLife with Chuck Jaffe. Each week Charles chooses a “buy of the week” and a “sell of the week” and provides some editorial guidance on his reasoning. In order to prepare for the interview, I had...

We are currently in the heart of fourth-quarter earnings season. The release of results is clustered in the mornings and afternoons, particularly between Tuesdays and Thursdays. Depending on what’s in your portfolio, it can be tough to keep up with all of the news. For instance,...

Trying to put the Dow Jones industrial average’s rise above 20,000 into context is not easy. In the grand scheme of things, 20,000 is no more significant than, say, the first time the index crossed above 19,600 or any other random number. It just feels important and has been...

The Dow Jones industrial average finally crossed the 20,000 mark this morning. It took the blue-chip average 64 days to make the 5.1% leap from when it first crossed 19,000 on November 22, 2016. The big reason the move has received so much attention is 20,000 is a big, round number....

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why The Finish Line (FINL) is his “Sell of the Week” for January 25, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) is his “Buy of the Week” for January 24, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter...

Save the Date! Our 2017 Investor Conference will be held at Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida, from November 3 through November 5. More information will be coming soon. If one were to create a list of good advice for life, I would suggest including a simple rule:...

Three new exchange-traded funds began trading today: Davis Select U.S. Equity (DUSA), Davis Select Financial (DFNL) and Davis Select Worldwide (DWLD). Normally such an event is not particularly noteworthy from our viewpoint. The launches of these funds are, however. They are...

One of the most common questions many of us in the investment community are asked can be paraphrased as “is now a good time to invest in stocks?” The answer to this question consists of two parts. The first is a clarifying question: “When will you need the money?” The...