What Is Your Investing Edge?

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   What Is Your Investing Edge? This is a commonly held view among value investors: You need to seek out stocks that are underfollowed, in hopes of gaining bits of information that the market is not currently pricing into the stock. This is a well-intended…

 

Politics and Corporate Earnings Guiding the Market

The “Trump Rally” for stocks seemingly hit a wall this week. Optimism among investors following the election of Donald Trump has given way to more of a wait-and-see attitude and even animosity in the wake of several administration actions. There are times when stocks are the victims, as well as the beneficiaries, of politics. Following…

 

The Top AAII Stock Screen for 2016

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Deep Value Investing Has Not Gone Out of Style Benjamin Graham first outlined his approach to deep-value investing nearly 60 years ago. Updated research revisits Graham’s approach to see whether it can still stand up in the era of quantitative screens and increasing sophistication…

 

David Dreman’s Contrarian Approach to Stock Selection

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Shorting: A Strategy for Profiting From Price Declines AAII Journal editor Charles Rotblut discusses short selling with Greg Swenson, co-manager of the Grizzly Short Fund (GRZZX). Swenson offers insights into how he identifies potential short-sale candidates and how investors may handle the risks inherent…