AAII Readers Look Past Social Media as a Research Tool

For do-it-yourself investors, investment analysis may include combing over earnings releases, quarterly and annual reports and analyst research. However, forming our opinions of a security is only half the battle; the other half is understanding the market’s perception of the security–and how that perception manifests itself in the security’s price. While many of us are…

 

Social Media Can Feed Investor Panic

Social media has become ingrained in our daily lives, but for investors, this could come at a cost. A Wall Street Journal article discusses the impact between knowing what others are thinking and the performance of one’s investment portfolio in the next market crash. The article cites a 2013 paper from neuroeconomists Benedetto De Martino and colleagues, then…

 

AAII Weekly Features–David Dreman’s Contrarian Approach to Stock Selection

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: Model Fund Portfolio: Missing the Pre-Election Bull David Dreman’s Contrarian Approach to Stock Selection A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Trades Are Executed Bond Pricing Made Simple The featured AAII stock screen this week is the O’Shaughnessy All Cap approach. Our Member Question for this week is:…