Real Investment Daily

Fasten Your Seat Belt, Turbulence Ahead

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 21, 2018

U.S. Treasury securities across the maturity spectrum are reaching yield resistance levels that have proven for decades to be extremely valuable to investors engaged in technical analysis. We believe it…

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FB, AMZN, GOOG – “Too Big To Fail?”

Written by Doug Kass | Mar, 21, 2018

But we likely have entered an important regulatory inflection point The steady ride higher for FANG may now be bumpy and more difficult for investors to navigate Valuations may continue…

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Crude Oil Breaks Out, But Will It Last?

Written by Jesse Colombo | Mar, 20, 2018

For the past several weeks, I’ve been watching triangle patterns form in crude oil after its slide in early-February. Breakouts from triangle patterns often lead to important directional moves, which…

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Technically Speaking: The “Walking Dead” Market – 3000 or 1500?

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 20, 2018

“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, Facebook or Twitter. In May of…

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A Day At The Beach, Part 1

Written by John Coumarianos | Mar, 19, 2018

I’ve just returned from the Research Affiliates Advisor Symposium in Newport Beach, California last week. If the cloudy and sometimes rainy weather disappointed some of the attendees, the conference itself…

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Has The Market Already Peaked For 2018?

Written by Doug Kass | Mar, 19, 2018

The Return of Volatility  “Maybe it’s because of the experience of the last month and because we tend to read the latest trend into our forecast, but there was a…

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Weekend Reading: Our Ersatz Economy

Written by Jesse Colombo | Mar, 16, 2018

Chart of the Day Today’s chart of the day shows cumulative U.S. GDP growth minus federal debt issuance. Most studies and discussions of U.S. economic growth assume that it’s natural,…

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Is The U.S. Economy Really Growing?

Written by Peter Cook | Mar, 16, 2018

“Peter Cook is the author of the ‘Is That True?’ series of articles, which help explain the many statements and theories circulating in the mainstream financial media often presented as “truths.”…

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Are U.S. Treasury Bonds Breaking Out?

Written by Jesse Colombo | Mar, 14, 2018

In recent weeks, I’ve been keeping my eye on an interesting situation: while the majority of market participants expect higher interest rates (and lower bond prices), the “smart money” are…

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Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 14, 2018

“Stability breeds instability.” – Hyman Minsky The answer to the title of this article, the polite version of which is “Buy The Dip or Sell The Rally”, may well be…

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Technically Speaking: Chart Of The Year?

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 13, 2018

Well, I jinxed it. In this past weekend’s missive I wrote: “There are generally two events that happen every year – somebody forgets their coat, goggles or some other article…

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March Madness For Investors

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Mar, 13, 2018

Outcome versus Process Strategies It is that time of year when the markets play second fiddle to debates about which twelve seed could be this year’s Cinderella in the NCAA…

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Is The Dot.Com Bubble Back?

Written by Lance Roberts | Mar, 12, 2018

Let me start out by saying I hate market comparisons. While history certainly does “rhyme,” they are never the same. This is especially the case when it comes to the…

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Volatility Is Back

Written by John Coumarianos | Mar, 12, 2018

After a bad week in early February when the S&P 500 Index dropped 10% to meet acknowledged definition of a correction, the market has rebounded and investors have mostly regained…

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Weekend Reading: Social Benefits Nation

Written by Jesse Colombo | Mar, 9, 2018

Chart of the Day Today’s chart of the day shows U.S. social benefits as a percentage of real disposable income, which comes from Lance Roberts’ must-read piece “Sex, Money &…

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