Category Archives: Featured Blogs

Data Says Fed Is Making A Mistake

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 22, 2017

Data Says Fed Is Making A Mistake In their policy announcement last week, the members of the FOMC claimed: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May…

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Technically Speaking: The Evaporation Of Risk

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 20, 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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The Rise Of Robots & The Risk To Passive

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 15, 2017

In Tuesday’s post, “A Shot Across The Bow,” I discussed the recent “Tech Wreck” and the warning sign that was delivered when trading algorithms begin to run in the same…

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Animal Spirits Are A Late-Stage Event

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 12, 2017

Lately, there has been a lot of chatter about the “Return Of Animal Spirits” as the catalyst to drive markets higher…and higher…and higher. But exactly what does that mean? Animal…

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QT: Liquidity Drain

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 8, 2017

With the markets breaking out to new highs, it is not surprising to see a continued stream of analysis grappling for bits of data to support the bullish mantra. As…

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Technically Speaking: 3-Bullish & 3-Bearish Charts

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 6, 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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Earnings vs. Profits & The Bull Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 5, 2017

A recent article by Joe Ciolli stated the equity bull market’s biggest catalyst looks like it’s here for the long haul. To wit: “Profit expansion — which has historically been the biggest…

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7-Trading Rules You Won’t Follow

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 1, 2017

(Note: I am sidelined for the next couple of days due to a small surgery. Will be back to a regular posting schedule on Monday.) As I discussed this past…

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Spot What’s Missing – Investing Wisdoms

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 25, 2017

Over the last 30-years, I have endeavored to learn from my own mistakes and, trust me, I have paid plenty of “stupid-tax” along the way. However, it is only from making…

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Technically Speaking: Bulls Struggle With Bearish Internals

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 23, 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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The Headwinds To Higher Oil Prices

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 22, 2017

In late 2016, OPEC, along with the Russian’s and other countries, agreed to cut production in order to try and “balance” the supply/demand imbalance that drove oil prices to the…

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Do Low Rates Justify Higher Valuations?

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 18, 2017

Just recently my colleague Jesse Felder penned an excellent piece discussing the use of the “four most dangerous words” in investing: “this time is different.” The whole article is a…

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Technically Speaking: Market In Confusion

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 16, 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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No…You Can’t Have Your 90’s Back

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 15, 2017

As I was writing the newsletter this past weekend, the following email rolled into my inbox: “The S&P will double. And not just eventually. But over the next 5 years…

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