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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/charlesrotblut.


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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. Investor Professor »

    Corporate Bankruptcy and Your Investments

    A corporate bankruptcy filing creates tax challenges; here is what you need to know.

    July 2011 | Journal

  2. Stock Screens »

    The Matras Increasing Earnings Approach

    This strategy identifies companies that have increased earnings for six consecutive quarters and are forecast to continue growing.

    July 2011 | Journal

  3. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the June 2011 AAII Journal.

    June 2011 | Journal

  4. Beginning Investor »

    How Much Is Needed to Start Investing?

    Commissions, fees and taxes can influence what your first investments should be.

    June 2011 | Journal

  5. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the May 2011 AAII Journal.

    May 2011 | Journal

  6. How Your Buy and Sell Orders Get Filled image

    Stock Strategies »

    How Your Buy and Sell Orders Get Filled

    The type, size and timing of an order to buy or sell a security impacts if, when and at what price your transaction gets filled.

    May 2011 | Journal

  7. Retired Investor »

    Limiting Required Minimum Distribution Costs

    Use retirement account income and transactions to lower the cost of freeing up cash for required minimum distributions.

    May 2011 | Journal

  8. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the April 2011 AAII Journal.

    April 2011 | Journal

  9. Portfolio Strategies »

    The Advantages of Diversification and Rebalancing

    Annually rebalancing to maintain proper diversification increases returns and lowers volatility.

    April 2011 | Journal

  10. Beginning Investor »

    Brokerage Accounts: Where to Open One?

    Determine what services you will need before choosing a brokerage firm.

    April 2011 | Journal

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    Features »

    Stock Price Movements Are Unpredictable

    The author of "A Random Walk Down Wall Street" explains why investors should put at least the core of their portfolios in index funds.

    March 2011 | Journal

  12. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the March 2011 AAII Journal.

    March 2011 | Journal

  13. Mutual Funds »

    The Top Funds Over Five Years: Gold, Emerging Markets & Diversification Lead

    Gold and emerging market stock funds continued to deliver the best returns, though many bond categories also ranked high.

    March 2011 | Journal

  14. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

    A look at what's in the February 2011 AAII Journal.

    February 2011 | Journal

  15. Tax Strategies »

    2010 Tax Guide Update

    Since the publication of our 2010 Tax Guide, we have received a few updates and corrections.

    February 2011 | Journal