AAII Investor Conference Audio
With the AAII Conference Audio Collection, subscribers receive unlimited access to viewpoints, investing insights and ideas from some of America's most accomplished investment educators and professionals, all via streaming audio. AAII's audio collection provides an easy and convenient way for you to learn more about investing. The audio can be played directly from AAII.com, downloaded to your computer or played as an MP3 on any device of your choosing.
List of Speakers
Take a quick look at what these investment pros will teach you:
Key Ingredients for Successful Retirement Portfolios
Christine Benz discusses the key components of retiree portfolios today, including inflation protection, a stable pool of assets from which to draw assets for living expenses and a growth component for longevity. She also discusses some model "bucket" portfolios for retirees, consisting of both traditional mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.
2014 Outlook for the U.S. and Global Economy
Tony Crescenzi's lively presentation goes around the world to assess the macro investment climate, concluding with what matters most: investment ideas. He gives his viewpoints on the bond market, focusing on the outlook for interest rates, the Federal Reserve, the yield curve and interest rate volatility. His overview of the U.S. economic outlook and financial markets is also presented.
What Works on Wall Street
James O’Shaughnessy discusses approaches to stock investing that history suggests will work on Wall Street. Using data and research, he explains the key characteristics of an investment that do and don’t lead to better returns. Jim is recognized as one of America’s leading financial experts and a pioneer in quantitative equity analysis. He has been called a "world beater" and a "statistical guru" by Barron’s.
Panel Discussion: Best Strategies for the Individual Investor
Matt Schifrin, editor of Forbes Newsletter Group, moderates a panel discussion with four Forbes newsletter writers that gives you a better understanding of how to position your capital for a profitable 2014. The panel discusses winning strategies for the year ahead, plus the best stock and fund investment ideas.
Understanding Confidence and Bubbles in View of Recent Events
Robert Shiller discusses the recent level of market confidence based on changes in the stock market, the housing market and the overall economy. He explains how to use market indicators and historical data to analyze whether the market is currently overvalued and where it might be headed in the future. This presentation is a must-have for anyone who wants to know more about forcasting the direction of the markets!
"Key Ingredients for Successful Retirement Portfolios"
Director of Personal Finance, Morningstar Inc.
"Value of Dividends: Potentially Higher Returns, Lower Risk"
Editor, The Prudent Speculator
"Bond Crisis @ Glacial Speed"
Maria Crawford Scott
"Managing Your Money During Retirement"
Former Editor, AAII Journal
"The Outlook for the U.S. and Global Economy and the Financial Markets"
Executive Vice President, PIMCO
"The Future Ain't What It Used To Be"
President, Evensky & Katz
"Timeless Investment Lessons Learned From Tracking Advisers For Over 30 Years"
Editor, Hulbert Financial Digest
"How to Get the Highest Returns with the Least Effort"
The No-Load Fund Investor
"Do Mutual Funds Still Work?"
Senior Columnist, MarketWatch
"An ETF Investor's Guide to Emerging Markets"
Director of Global Passive Fund Research, Morningstar
"Long-Term Investing in a Short-Term Market"
Chief Investment Officer, Jubak Asset Management, LLC
"Let Charts Help You Become a Better Investor"
Columnist, Barron's Online
"The Zen of Investing: Three Questions Every Investor Must Answer"
Markets Reporter, USA Today
"Finding a Stock Winner: First Step Screening"
Assistant Financial Analyst, AAII
"ETFs and Investment Strategies to Match Investment Objectives"
ETF Strategist, Ned Davis
"Income Investing in Volatile Markets"
Income Securities Advisor Inc.
"MLP 101: What You Need to Know About Investing in MLPs)"
Executive Director, National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships
Richard L. Peterson, MD
"Behavioral Investing: Demystifying the Psychological Drivers of Global Markets"
Managing Partner, MarketPsych, LLC
Charles Rotblut, CFA
"Smart Investing: Seeking Reward While Reducing Risk"
Vice President & AAII Editor, AAII Journal
Robert J. Shiller
"Understanding Confidence and Bubbles in View of Recent Events"
S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices
"Don't Dump Those Dividends!"
Chief Equity Strategist at S&P Capital IQ,
Michael C. Thomsett
"Covered Calls: The Conservative Cash Cow Strategy"
Author, “Trading With Candlesticks”
Wayne A. Thorp, CFA
"Determining a Stock's True Worth"
Editor, Computerized Investing & Financial Analyst, AAII
"Benjamin Graham and Behavioral Finance: Investing Lessons From an Old Master and a New Science"
Columnist, The Wall Street Journal