Coin-Flip-Market

Weekend Reading: The Coin Flip Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 26, 2016

As summer begins to fade, and kids return to school, the focus once again turns to the annual event of Central Bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. However, if you only looked…

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3 Things: $4 Trillion QE, VIX Update, Wage Warning

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 25, 2016

“3 Things” is a weekly post of thoughts I am pondering, usually contrarian, with respect to the markets, economy or portfolio management. Comments and thoughts are always welcome via email,  Twitter, and/or Facebook….

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Technically Speaking: Volatility & The Bond Bull Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 23, 2016

“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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Broken-Clock-Syndrome

Bulls, Bears & The Broken Clock Syndrome

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 22, 2016

“Bears are like broken clocks, they are only right twice a day.” This is a statement that is often thrown out during rising bull markets by the inherently optimistic crowd….

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Valuation-Challenged

Weekend Reading: Valuation Challenged

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 19, 2016

As another week comes to a close, we continue to wrestle with a market that remains detached from underlying economic data and clings to recent levels of over overbought, overextended…

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What-Me-Worry

What? Me Worry? Volatility & The Election

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

By Michael Lebowitz, CFA   As we contemplate the upcoming U.S. presidential election one of our chief investment related concerns is the potential for the election results to roil markets….

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#FPW: 7-Smart Money Habits Of College Freshman

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

By Richard Rosso, CFP, CIMA   Managing finances for life begins with responsible habits formed early. With parents’ ongoing encouragement and a willingness to listen, college freshmen can jump start…

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Technically Speaking: A Bull Market In Complacency

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

“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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Rates, LEI & Hopes Of Economic Growth

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 15, 2016

The domestic economic growth story took a beating in the first half of this year with an average growth rate of just 1%. For the seventh year running, the data has dashed…

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