Real Investment Daily

How Millennials Can Retire At 56 – Part 2

Written by Richard Rosso | Jul, 3, 2018

In Part 1, I shared several ideas for ambitious Millennials who seek to make retirement in their mid-fifties a reality. Those who take the initiative to retire early, especially close…

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Why We Trumpet Our Worry

Written by John Coumarianos | Jun, 29, 2018

Many clients and prospects who meet with us ask why we’re so pessimistic. There are a couple of reasons. First, although we don’t set out trying to be pessimistic, we…

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Everyone’s Got A Plan

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 28, 2018

“There’s still room for stock markets to rise and worries of an impending recession are premature.” – Mickey Levy, Berenberg Capital Markets This is a common view of much of…

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Weak Dollar Policy and Commodities

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jun, 27, 2018

Many political pundits will tell you that President Trump won the election, in part, on the promise of a rebirth in the manufacturing sector. His initial strategy to reduce the…

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How Millennials Can Retire At 56 – Part 1

Written by Richard Rosso | Jun, 27, 2018

A TD Ameritrade poll of 1,500 Millennials (those born 1981-1996 according to Pew Research Center), outlines how Millennials’ expectations about retirement age may be too ambitious. They expect to retire…

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The Psychological Side Of Retirement

Written by Danny Ratliff | Jun, 27, 2018

16-mental and financial tips for a “successful” retirement.  Retirement is easy, right? Said the newly minted retiree You stroll out of your cushy, corporate job for the last time passing…

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Technically Speaking: The Beer Bet

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 26, 2018

In this past weekend’s newsletter, I laid out my positioning for a short-term rally back to recent highs and why we were looking to “modestly” increase exposure. To wit: “That…

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Are Stock Multiples Moving Targets?

Written by John Coumarianos | Jun, 26, 2018

Many observers dismiss, or at least question, the market’s rise since around 2013 as mere “multiple expansion.” That means the prices of stocks have risen disproportionately to underlying earnings, and…

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Are Corporate Bonds Worth The Risk?

Written by John Coumarianos | Jun, 25, 2018

Reprint of my latest article for Citywire —- What are the benefits of adding exposure to investment grade corporate bonds (IGCs) in a stock and bond portfolio? It may sound like…

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Weekend Reading: The Next Big Bubble

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jun, 22, 2018

If you’re a frequent reader, you’ve noticed that we often find fault with the one-sided manner in which the mainstream media reports on economic topics and the asset markets. Of…

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The Fed’s Real Target

Written by Peter Cook | Jun, 22, 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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Is Your Target-Date Fund Too Risky?

Written by John Coumarianos | Jun, 22, 2018

If you’re planning to retire in or around 2020, and you have most or all of your assets in a target date fund, is that fund too risky? It might…

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