Category Archives: Investing

The Real Value Of Cash

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 16, 2017

It’s the Fed’s fault. Over the past several years, the Federal Reserve has forced interest rates lower in an all-out assault on “cash.” The theory was simple. Make returns on…

> Read More

Danger Lurks As Extremes Become The Norm 01-13-17

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 14, 2017

Get Daily Updates: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud MISS THE LATEST WEBINAR? See All Our Previous Web/Seminars Here Extremes Become The Norm Another Interesting Note Technical Update Sector Analysis 401k Plan…

> Read More

Weekend Reading: Anticipation

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 13, 2017

Over the past couple of weeks, the market has continued to remain overbought, extended and exuberant on “hopes” that Trump’s policies will be the ointment to cure the economy’s ills….

> Read More

Hoover’s Folly

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jan, 11, 2017

In 1930, Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act into law. As the world entered the early phases of the Great Depression, the measure was intended to protect American jobs…

> Read More

#FPW: Suddenly Retired? Now What?

Written by Richard Rosso | Jan, 11, 2017

It’s not the greatest time in the world for labor markets despite the excellent news which appears in the media. To argue that jobs haven’t returned since the Great Recession…

> Read More

The Problem With Forecasts 01-05-17

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 7, 2017

Get Daily Updates: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud MISS THE LATEST WEBINAR? See All Our Previous Web/Seminars Here The Problem With Forecasts A Note On Risk Management This Is Interesting…

> Read More

Weekend Reading: The Beginning Of The Ending

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 6, 2017

A few week’s ago I discussed the post-election surge in the market based on rather optimistic outlooks as opposed to the technical underpinnings that currently exists. As I specially stated in…

> Read More

Why Trump’s 4% GDP Will Remain Elusive

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 2, 2017

For the umpteenth year in a row, mainstream economists and analysts are once again planting the seeds of hope for a return to stronger GDP growth. The White House has…

> Read More

New Year’s Resolutions & Wrap Up 12-30-16

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 31, 2016

Get Daily Updates: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud MISS THE LATEST WEBINAR? See All Our Previous Web/Seminars Here Market Year-End Wrap Up New Year’s Investor Resolutions Sector Analysis 401k Plan…

> Read More

3 Things: Records Are Records For A Reason

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 29, 2016

I recently penned a post discussing various data points which were hitting record levels. To wit: “First, “record levels” of anything are records for a reason. It is where the point…

> Read More

Stocking Stuffer (Short Market Note) 12-23-16

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 23, 2016

Get Daily Updates: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud MISS THE LATEST WEBINAR? See All Our Previous Web/Seminars Here Thank You & The Joy Of Christmas Market Review & Update Sector…

> Read More