Real Investment Daily

Technically Speaking: Shift In Sentiment

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 28, 2017

“Technically Speaking” is a regular Tuesday commentary updating current market trends and highlighting shorter-term investment strategies, risks, and potential opportunities. Please send any comments or questions directly to me via Email,…

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Shiller’s CAPE – Is There A Better Measure?

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 26, 2017

In “Part 1” of this series, I discussed at length whether Dr. Robert Shiller’s 10-year cyclically adjusted price-earnings ratio was indeed just “B.S.”  The primary message, of course, was simply: “Valuation…

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Weekend Reading: Lack Of Perspective

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 24, 2017

In this past weekend’s missive I wrote: “Speaking of low volatility, the market has now gone 108-trading days without a drop of 1% for both the Dow and the S&P…

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The Long View – Rates, GDP & Challenges

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 23, 2017

There has been much debate about the current low levels of interest rates in the economy today. The primary argument is that the “30-year bull market in bonds”, due to…

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#FPW: 5-Financial Myths You Should Ignore

Written by Richard Rosso | Mar, 22, 2017

The financial terrain is strewn with robust fables cleverly disguised as facts. The setbacks to financial security due to stock market returns never realized, the precious time and human capital…

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Echo Chamber

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 22, 2017

Since the U.S. economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis, institutional economists began each subsequent year outlining their well-paid view of how things will transpire over the course of the…

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Technically Speaking: “Fuhgettaboutit”

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 21, 2017

“Technically Speaking” is a regular Tuesday commentary updating current market trends and highlighting shorter-term investment strategies, risks, and potential opportunities. Please send any comments or questions directly to me viaEmail,…

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Weekend Reading: Just Buy Everything

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 17, 2017

On Wednesday, as I discussed yesterday, the Fed hiked rates and despite the fact that hiking interest rates further tightens monetary policy, thereby reducing liquidity to the markets, the markets…

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3 Things: Fed Hike, Fed Late, Fed Miss

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 16, 2017

Future’s So Bright, We Gotta Hike Rates “The simple message is the economy is doing well. We have confidence in the robustness of the economy and its resilience to shocks.”…

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#FPW: 5-Smart Money Ideas For Your Tax Refund

Written by Richard Rosso | Mar, 15, 2017

What would you do with three-thousand bucks?  And what if this small fortune was out of reach every year until you spent months gathering documents and wasting precious hours, patience…

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The Trump Range Chart

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 14, 2017

On the night of the U.S. Presidential election, many investment assets went from a state of sheer panic at the prospect of Donald Trump winning the election, to manic euphoria…

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Technically Speaking: Market Review & Update 3-14-17

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 14, 2017

“Technically Speaking” is a regular Tuesday commentary updating current market trends and highlighting shorter-term investment strategies, risks, and potential opportunities. Please send any comments or questions directly to me via…

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The World’s Second Most Deceptive Chart

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 13, 2017

Last week, I discussed the “World’s Most Deceptive Chart” which explored the deception of “percentage” versus actual “point” losses which has a much greater effect on both the real, and psychological,…

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Weekend Reading: All Eyes On The Fed

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 10, 2017

Next week the Janet Yellen and her minions are expected, with 100% certainty, to lift the Fed funds rate by another 0.25% to 1.00%. This certainty has been building as…

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Yellen: “Our Brand Is Crisis”

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 9, 2017

With the Federal Reserve now indicating they are “really serious” about “normalizing” interest rates, read “tightening” monetary policy, there have come numerous articles, and analysis, discussing the impact on asset prices….

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