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 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Salem Media Group (SALM) is his “Buy of the Week” for August 30, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to...

Special Question

 According to FactSet, as of the market close on August 25, over 98% of companies in the S&P 500 have reported earnings for the second calendar quarter earnings season. Of those, 71% have reported positive earnings surprises–actual earnings were above the mean estimate. For...

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 The August Computerized Investing Edition is now available! This month’s edition includes: Editor’s Outlook: Discovering How to Beat Robo-Advisers Best of the Web: The Top 9 Sites for Company, Industry & Sector and Economic News and Analysis CI editors and staff highlight...

Investor Update

 Oh boy. There’s something new to be filed under the category of, “Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time.” It is cash secured puts on the S&P 500. According to The Wall Street Journal, pension funds in Hawaii and South Carolina are using the strategy to generate...

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  Year to date, the Oberweis Octagon screen leads all approaches tracked by AAII, up 42.9% through the end of July. Such a high return is very tempting when the market is up only 6.3% over the same period. But blindly chasing high returns without understanding the drivers and...

Special Question

 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how second-quarter earnings have influenced their outlook for stock prices. More than four out of 10 respondents (41%) said that quarterly corporate profits have not altered their outlook. Reasons were mixed,...

SentimentSurvey

  Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices is at a two-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Optimism fell to back below 30%, while neutral sentiment rebounded modestly. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will...

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 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Applied Industrial Technologies (AIT) is his “Sell of the Week” for August 24, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial...

Digest

 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles: Top 3 Sites for Consensus Analyst Estimates The editors of AAII’s Computerized Investing have compiled their list of the top sites for consensus analyst estimates. This time-saving...

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 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Interval Leisure Group (IILG) is his “Buy of the Week” for August 23, 2016, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter...