The AIA Advocate Newsletter

From: The Research and Editorial Staff of
The Association for Investor Awareness, Inc.

The AIA “Advocate For Absolute Returns”, a publication of The Association for Investor Awareness, tracks market trends, industry news, the SEC, global trade and finance and Washington developments for you because they affect your investments. But who doesn’t? Many sources report these issues as abstract facts.

We feel that’s not enough…

The AIA Advocate’s job is to warn you of what’s important and how these developments translate to ground-level forces and threats that directly affect your wealth as well as your current investment opportunities. Not just information, but information you can use.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 @ 2:55PM

Breaking News: More White Voters Than Previously Thought

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines As reported last week in the NEW YORK TIMES, new analysis by Nate Cohn of The Upshot showed that millions more white, older, working-class voters went to the polls in 2012 than was previously found by exit polls on Election Day. This raises the…

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 @ 2:39PM

April Consumer Spending Was Up Most in Seven Years

  Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines How about some good economic news for a change? The Commerce Department reported on Tuesday morning that consumer spending in April rose by the most in almost seven years. Personal spending, which measures how much Americans paid for everything from raincoats to meals…

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 @ 3:07PM

More Young Adults Live With Parents Than Ever Before

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines A new report from the Pew Research Center this week found that American adults aged 18 to 34 were more likely to be living in their parents’ home than living with a spouse or partner in their own household. The report, based on Census…

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 @ 5:05PM

The Internet Is Tough On Brick & Mortar Retailers

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines Following a very disappointing 1Q, consumers boosted spending in April to the highest levels in more than a year, accelerating their turn toward online shopping. This widens the divide between in-store retailers and Internet outlets pitching lower prices and convenience. The Commerce Department on…

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 @ 3:51PM

Obama Sued For Failure To Release Public Documents

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines One of the most interesting things I read this week is that a new lawsuit has just been filed against the Obama administration and 11 federal agencies by a non-partisan Washington watchdog group, the Cause of Action Institute (CAI). We can all remember that…

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 @ 2:57PM

Employee Job Satisfaction Is Highest In Over A Decade

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines Ever since the Great Recession of 2007-2009, we’ve been hearing about how bad American workers have it – lost jobs, stagnant wages, benefit cutbacks and persistent economic insecurity. No doubt those trends are true and have affected millions of families. Likewise, the Labor Department reported…