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Charles Rotblut

author Image Charles Rotblut is a vice president at AAII and editor of the AAII Journal. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/CharlesRAAII.


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Topics Presented in Speeches: Portfolio management, behavioral finance, stock selection

Books: "Better Good than Lucky: How Savvy Investors Create Fortune with the Risk-Reward Ratio"

Biography:

Charles Rotblut is a vice president with the American Association of Individual Investors. He is the editor of the AAII Journal, co-created AAII's Dividend Investing, helps to manage the Stock Superstars Report portfolio and authors the weekly AAII Investor Update newsletter. Charles is a Wall Street Journal expert panelist and a regular guest on MoneyLife with Chuck Jaffe. His book, "Better Good than Lucky: How Savvy Investors Create Fortune with the Risk-Reward Ratio," was published in November 2010.

A holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, Rotblut has analyzed both publicly traded and privately held companies. His experience includes working for Zacks Investment Research, an investment research firm; INVESTools, an investment education company; Curian Capital, a money management firm; and McClure, Schumacher & Associates, a business valuation firm. Charles holds a bachelor's of science in journalism from the University of Kansas.

Charles regularly speaks to the media, including The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, Canada’s Business News Network, and Reuters. He has also appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg Television, and Fox Business.

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  1. Trading Strategies »

    Analyzing the AAII Sentiment Survey Without Hindsight

    Based on the values that existed at past periods of time, above-market returns occurred after unusually high levels of neutral and low levels of bullish sentiment.

    June 2014 | Journal

  2. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the May 2014 AAII Journal.

    May 2014 | Journal

  3. Portfolio Strategies »

    The Danger of Getting Out of Stocks During Bear Markets

    Panicking and pulling out of stocks during turbulent market conditions can have a significant and lasting negative impact on your wealth.

    May 2014 | Journal

  4. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the April 2014 AAII Journal.

    April 2014 | Journal

  5. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the March 2014 AAII Journal.

    March 2014 | Journal

  6. Mutual Funds »

    The Top Mutual Funds Over Five Years: Credit the Bull and the Calendar

    Domestic stock and sector funds lead the top performers as a bull market and a calendar shift boosted their five-year returns.

    March 2014 | Journal

  7. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the February 2014 AAII Journal.

    February 2014 | Journal

  8. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's inside the January 2014 AAII Journal

    January 2014 | Journal

  9. Beginning Investor »

    Determining How Much to Allocate to Each Investment

    Allocate by the percentage of portfolio dollars, not by the number of shares.

    January 2014 | Journal

  10. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the December 2013 AAII Journal.

    December 2013 | Journal

  11. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the November 2013 AAII Journal.

    November 2013 | Journal

  12. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the October 2013 AAII Journal.

    October 2013 | Journal

  13. Bonds »

    Defined-Maturity Funds: A Bond Alternative With Compromises

    These bond funds terminate near preset dates and can be laddered, but have caveats that should be understood.

    October 2013 | Journal

  14. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the September 2013 AAII Journal.

    September 2013 | Journal

  15. Behavioral Finance »

    The Role of Luck and Skill in Investing

    Since luck plays a bigger role than skill in influencing investment returns, investors need to focus on their portfolio management process.

    September 2013 | Journal