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 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Robo-Adviser Asset Allocation and Securities Robo-advisers are growing in popularity, especially among those who do not want to deal with managing money themselves. As part...

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 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Sussex Bancorp (SBBX) is his “Buy of the Week” for November 22, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring...

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 What’s the key to making good investment choices? It isn’t necessary to understand the inner workings of the securities markets or the mathematical economies underlying investment theory. Instead, 10 axioms of effective investing provide the critical cornerstone...

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 A target-date fund is a hybrid mutual fund that automatically resets the asset mix of stocks, bonds and cash equivalents in its portfolio according to a selected time frame that is appropriate for a particular investor. A target-date fund is similar to a life-cycle fund except...

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 In the weeks leading up to the November 8 presidential election, we noted that, in the event of a surprise result, investors should expect a quick reallocation of resources into sectors and industries expected to benefit from differing policy positions. Well, many would say...

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 Weekly Market Summary This week saw U.S. stocks, for the most part, continue their upward march in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. Major indexes hit record highs and the U.S. dollar, as measured by the U.S. Dollar Index, climbed to a 13-year high....

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 Bond yields have suddenly found themselves in the financial headlines. Since Donald Trump became president-elect, the yield on the 10-year Treasury has risen from 1.86% on Election Day to a near-term closing high of 2.22% on Tuesday. That is nearly a half-percentage point...

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 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what factors are most influencing their six-month outlook for stocks now that the elections are over. Not surprisingly, many said president-elect Donald Trump. Slightly more than one out of every four respondents...

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 Optimism about the short-term direction of stock prices continues to rise, reaching its highest level in 21 months. At the same time, neutral sentiment fell a two-year low in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism is also lower. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock...

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 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Celadon Group (CGI) is his “Sell of the Week” for November 16, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring...