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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....

 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...

 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...

 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...

 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...

 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Analyzing Mutual Funds: Creating Fund Screens With tens of thousands of mutual funds at your disposal, the number of fund options now far outweighs the number of stocks...

 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Amgen (AMGN) is his “Buy of the Week” for November 15, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you...

  The allure of target date funds is simple: a single fund that provides a diversified portfolio and alters its allocation as shareholders approach the date when cash withdrawals will be taken. The promise of an “all-in-one solution” to investing for retirement is attracting...

 Selling is arguably the most difficult aspect of investing in individual stocks. Many of us spend a good amount of time researching possible stock investments before pulling the trigger. Often, however, very little thought is put into when it is time to sell. Do you sell if...

 Weekly Market Summary It was a roller coaster ride for the U.S. stock market this week as investors digested the notion of Donald Trump being elected the 45th President of the United States. After notching its seventh straight losing session last Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial...