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 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Searching for Future Stock Market Winners A study of past big winners identified common traits centered around value, earnings growth and price momentum. The process of creating...

 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) is his “Buy of the Week” for May 15, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

 Risk is a fundamental concept in any investment program. Beta and standard deviation are two common risk measures. But many investors prefer to view risk differently, at least mathematically. Others do not understand how a complex formula for deriving individual betas and...

 May has historically marked the start of the “worst six months” for stocks. Returns for the major stock indexes over the period of May through October have historically lagged those of the “best six months” (November through April). Worst shouldn’t be confused with...

 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how the Dow Jones industrial average’s and the S&P 500 index’s inability to revisit their respective January highs is impacting their sentiment toward stocks. Respondents generally fell into one of...

 Optimism about the short-term direction of stocks rebounded, but remains below average according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism, meanwhile, pulled back after having risen last week. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six...

 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Fund Manager Experience Does Not Predict Outperformance Experience by itself does not predict whether or not a mutual fund manager will outperform in the future. Though mutual...

 AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Magellan Health (MGLN) is his “Sell of the Week” for May 8, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

 Recently, a lot of attention was paid to the fact that the 10-Year Treasury yield hit 3% for the first time since early 2014. At the shorter end of the maturity range, though, rates have been increasing even faster. The has caused market watchers to fret over the so-called...

 Understanding how different investments work is the first step toward profitable investing. The second is making sure you—and your mutual fund manager—always maintain the correct wealth-building mindset. To become the best possible investor you can, it is imperative to...