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 Feature Article » Exchange-Traded Funds Technology Takes Over the Top-Performing ETF List by Jaclyn N. McClellan Two semiconductor funds help put technology on top, though last year’s dominant sector, health care, maintained a presence. Portfolio Strategies » Minimizing...

 Last month’s Asset Allocation Survey special question asked AAII members what they do with their dividend and interest income. Almost three out of five respondents (59%) said they either fully or partially reinvest the income. Some respondents said they set aside some of...

 Cash allocations among individual investors rebounded last month after having set a 17-year low in July. The August AAII Asset Allocation survey also shows declines in equity and fixed-income allocations. Stock and stock fund allocations declined by 1.1 percentage points to...

 The time period between when you buy or sell a security and when the trade is settled is about to shrink. Currently, the U.S. operates on a three-day settlement cycle. Effective Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the U.S. will switch to a two-day settlement cycle. The moniker is...

 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what factors are affecting their six-month outlook for stocks right now. Nearly six out of 10 respondents (57%) said politics, or something directly related to politics. Nearly one out every five respondents...

 Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term outlook for stocks is at its second-highest level of the year. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows higher neutral sentiment and unusually low optimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will...

 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Model Fund Portfolio: Two ETFs Replaced With Lower-Cost Equivalents Following James Cloonan’s quarterly review of the AAII Model Fund Portfolio, he replaced two ETFs. The...

 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. For over 20 years, the AAII Model Shadow Stock Portfolio has reflected...

 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (HVT) is his “Buy of the Week” for August 29, 2017, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to...

 Inflation, or the apparent lack, has been a hot topic over the last several months as the Federal Reserve boosts interest rates from near-zero. The Federal Open Market Committee’s July meeting minutes showed policy makers were divided over whether to be cautious over...