Category Archives: Featured Blogs

The “There Is No Recession In Sight” Chartbook

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 21, 2019

Yesterday, Michael Lebowitz wrote an interesting piece discussing the “yield curve” and the message it is sending. To wit: “Recently, Wall Street and the Financial Media have brought much attention…

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MMT And Its Fictional Discipline

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 14, 2019

“That is some crazy talk” – Bill Gates on the topic of MMT In our article, MMT Sounds Great in Theory… But, we dove into the latest and greatest of…

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MMT Sounds Great In Theory…But

Written by Michael Lebowitz and Lance Roberts | Feb, 7, 2019

If you haven’t heard about Modern Monetary Theory, or “MMT” for short, by now, you will soon. It is highly likely that MMT will be increasingly touted by economists and…

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Should Retirees Worry About Bear Markets?

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 21, 2019

Mark Hulbert recently wrote a piece suggesting “Retirees Should Not Fear A Bear Market.” To Wit: “Don’t give up hope. I’m referring to what many retirees are most afraid of:…

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Understanding Market Cycles

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 14, 2019

I was digging through some old charts over the weekend and stumbled across this gem from AlphaTrends which explains the “best time to buy stocks.” “Is it possible to time the market…

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Are We In A Secular Bull Market?

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 7, 2019

Just recently, Jeff Saut from Raymond James made a very interesting statement with respect to the recent market decline. “Speaking to last week’s Dow Theory sell signal, we really cannot decide…

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2019 Investing Resolutions

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 31, 2018

The biggest problem for investors is always the bull market itself. When the “bull is running” we believe we are smarter and better than we actually are. We take on substantially…

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What You Need To Know About Bear Markets

Written by Richard Rosso | Dec, 19, 2018

The bullish pundits of the Twittersphere; the pros who never met a stock market they didn’t like, grow increasingly quiet at these times; or masterfully through the art of words,…

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Why Another 50% Correction Is Possible

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 10, 2018

All of sudden….volatility. Well, that is what it seems like anyway after several years of a steady grind higher in the markets. However, despite the pickup in volatility, the breaks…

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Is The Market Predicting A Recession?

Written by Lance Roberts | Oct, 25, 2018

There has been lot’s of analysis lately on what message the recent gyrations in the market are sending. Is this just a correction in an ongoing, and seemingly never-ending, bull…

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An Investor’s Desktop Guide To Trading

Written by Lance Roberts | Oct, 22, 2018

Throughout history, individuals have been drawn into the more speculative stages of the financial market under the assumption that “this time is different.” Of course, as we now know with the…

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The Upcoming Bond Bull Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Oct, 11, 2018

The worse things seem, the better the opportunities are for profit. Such is the very nature of investing. Baron Rothschild, an 18th-century British nobleman and member of the Rothschild banking…

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The Risk Of An ETF Driven Liquidity Crash

Written by Lance Roberts | Oct, 1, 2018

Last week, James Rickards posted an interesting article discussing the risk to the financial markets from the rise in passive indexing. To wit: “Free riding is one of the oldest…

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Party Like It’s 1992?

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 24, 2018

Last week, Mark Hulbert warned of an indicator that hasn’t been this inflated since the “Dot.com” bubble. To wit: “It’s been more than 25 years since the stock market’s long-term…

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