Category Archives: Must Read

Technically Speaking: Riddle Me This

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 14, 2017

In this past weekend’s newsletter, I discussed my remembrances of the Riddler in the original Batman series and how he would pose riddles to the dynamic duo as they faced…

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Deep Thoughts From Howard Marks

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 13, 2017

One of my favorite investing legends is Oaktree Management’s, Howard Marks. His investing wisdom have been a major source of education over the years and his deep knowledge and understanding…

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50% Correction Is Impossible! Really?

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 6, 2017

There is little doubt currently that complacency reigns in the financial markets. Nowhere is that complacency more evident than in the Market Greed/Fear Index which combines the 4-measures of investor sentiment…

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Technically Speaking: Buy The Dip?

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 31, 2017

In this past weekend’s newsletter, I reviewed every S&P sector and several major markets to analyze the risk/reward opportunities that currently exist. In a nutshell, there really weren’t many. To…

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The Fatal Flaws In Your Financial Plan

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 30, 2017

Congratulations! If you are reading this article it is probably because you have money invested somewhere in the financial markets. That’s the good news. The bad news is the majority…

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Technically Speaking: The Immediacy Trap

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 24, 2017

With Donald Trump’s official first day in office now behind us, the markets are now trying to rebalance between “campaign promises” and “governing realities.”  Will withdrawal from the TransPacific Partnership…

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The Myth Of The “Passive Indexing” Revolution

Written by Lance Roberts | Jan, 23, 2017

There is little argument that Exchange Traded Funds, more commonly referred to as “ETF’s” have and will continue to change the landscape of investing. As my colleague Cullen Roche penned:…

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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…

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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…

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Media Headlines Will Lead You To Ruin

Written by Lance Roberts | Dec, 19, 2016

The post-election euphoria has been quite amazing as the markets have surged more than 8% since then. Of course, the election of Donald Trump was supposed to be a disaster,…

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