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Consider this scenario: You are presented with two market environments. In the first, the S&P 500 has risen nearly 10% and is holding onto its gain heading into what should be a good earnings season. In the second, the S&P 500 has not only pulled back, but also closed...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) is his “Sell of the Week” for April 12, 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 Darden Restaurants (DRI) is his “Buy of the Week” for April 11, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring...

A prelude to this week’s commentary: BlackRock made financial news headlines by announcing a change in how some of its active mutual funds will be managed. Rather than rely on human stock picking, the company is shifting to a heavy reliance on quantitative strategies. Commentary...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why TASER International (TASR) is his “Sell of the Week” for April 5, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring...

Feature Article: Portfolio Strategies » Factors Allow Investors to Think Differently About Diversification Tilting a portfolio to a small number of factors, including value and size, can increase returns while at the same time reducing risk. In This Issue: Portfolio Strategies...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why F5 Networks (FFIV) is his “Buy of the Week” for April 4, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

Historically, small-cap stocks have outperformed large-cap stocks. This difference is referred to in investment circles as the small-cap (aka small-company) premium. The discovery of the small-cap premium is credited to Rolf Banz’s 1981 Journal of Financial Economics study, “The...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Sears Holdings (SHLD) is his “Sell of the Week” for March 29, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why UCP, Inc. (UCP) is his “Buy of the Week” for March 28, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...