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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...

Let’s say you want to do a quick analysis of a stock. Perhaps you’re just looking to give the tires a good kick. Alternatively, you rely on charts and want to make sure the fundamentals are in your favor… or at least not against you. What should you look at? The following...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why DryShips (DRYS) is his “Sell of the Week” for July 18, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information you...

In its purest form, value investing involves solely buying cheap companies. Just cheap companies. Studies of valuation either use high minus low (buying the cheapest stocks and shorting the most expensive stocks) or separate stocks into deciles (10 evenly split groups) or quintiles...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Worthington Industries (WOR) is his “Buy of the Week” for July 11, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Two concepts often left out of conversations about investing are opportunity cost and endowment effect. Though different, they do overlap and can have implications for your portfolio. Opportunity cost is what you forfeit by taking a certain course of action, even if the action is...

Feature: Portfolio Strategies » Solving the Problem of Retirement by Paul Merriman Retirement places potentially unlimited demands on finite savings, but there are three actions investors can take to mitigate the problem. Stock Strategies » Three Value-Investing Benchmarks by...

Ten companies were expected to complete their initial public offerings this week. Normally, this would be ho-hum news unless it involved a very well-known company. [I doubt Blue Apron (APRN), which went public this morning, has enough name recognition outside of millennials to count...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) is his “Sell of the Week” for June 28, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you...