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The number of investments required to be adequately diversified depends on a few factors. For most individual investors, the number is not very high. It does depend on what is held in the portfolio and the dollar size of the portfolio overall. This week, I provide a few guidelines. Let’s...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & Income Fund (PGP) is his “Sell of the Week” for June 5, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to...

Feature Article » Making Better and More Rational Decisions by Charles Rotblut, CFA and Annie Duke Thinking about the various ways the future could play out can help you prepare for unfavorable outcomes and avoid irrational decisions. First Cut » Hagstrom’s Essential Buffett...

Would you willingly pay $1.25 for something worth $1.00? This is not a trick question. The data showing the current price and the actual value is clearly stated and easily accessible. Knowing this, would you pay $1.25 for something worth $1.00? In a world operating in accordance...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) is his “Buy of the Week” for May 29, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Macy’s Inc. (M) is his “Buy of the Week” for May 22, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

The stock market endured a mini tantrum on Tuesday in response to a rise in bond yields. The Wall Street Journal described the 10-year Treasury note’s yield as experiencing its largest one-day increase since March 2017. The rise was big enough to cause the benchmark note to end...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) is his “Buy of the Week” for May 15, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

May has historically marked the start of the “worst six months” for stocks. Returns for the major stock indexes over the period of May through October have historically lagged those of the “best six months” (November through April). Worst shouldn’t be confused with terrible,...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Magellan Health (MGLN) is his “Sell of the Week” for May 8, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...