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Charles Rotblut

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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"


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.

Articles by this Author

  1. Beginning Investor »

    What to Watch in Your Portfolio

    Developments that impact the long-term attractiveness of an investment are more important to monitor than merely performance alone.

    October 2011 | Journal

  2. Stock Strategies »

    Investing in Asia for Dividend Income

    Going overseas for income can give exposure to stronger dividend growth. This fund manager explains what to look for when analyzing Asian stocks.

    October 2011 | Journal

  3. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

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

    September 2011 | Journal

  4. Exchange-Traded Funds »

    The Top ETFs Over Three Years Represent an Eclectic Group

    Precious metals, retailers, health care companies and mid-cap growth ETFs all ranked among the best performers over the past three years.

    September 2011 | Journal

  5. Portfolio Strategies »

    Balanced Fund Managers Discuss Portfolio Income

    Two T. Rowe Price portfolio managers explain what to consider when trying to strike a balance between bonds and dividend-paying stocks.

    September 2011 | Journal

  6. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

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

    August 2011 | Journal

  7. Exchange-Traded Funds »

    Active Funds and Other Changes in the ETF Industry

    The number of actively managed ETFs could soon double, adding to the industry’s growth. These changes will result in more choices for investors.

    August 2011 | Journal

  8. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

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

    July 2011 | Journal

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    Features »

    Adding Alternative Investments to a Stock/Bond Portfolio

    The risks of a traditional 60% stocks/40% bonds portfolio can be lowered by adding funds that invest in real estate, commodities and hedge-fund strategies.

    July 2011 | Journal

  10. Retired Investor »

    Aging’s Adverse Impact on Decision Making

    Declines in cognitive capacities can hurt your ability to effectively manage your finances.

    July 2011 | Journal

  11. Investor Professor »

    Corporate Bankruptcy and Your Investments

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

    July 2011 | Journal

  12. 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

  13. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

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

    June 2011 | Journal

  14. Beginning Investor »

    How Much Is Needed to Start Investing?

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

    June 2011 | Journal

  15. Editor's Note »

    Editor's Note

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

    May 2011 | Journal