Real Investment Daily

Weekend Reading: Errant Thinking

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 24, 2017

Last week, I penned a post entitled “You Can’t Time The Market?” which was subsequently picked up on the Seeking Alpha website. It is always interesting for me to read…

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#FPW: Why Your Retirement Plan May Be In Danger

Written by Richard Rosso | Feb, 22, 2017

In 2004, I was fortunate to discover the unique financial planning body of work created by Canadian-based planner and Chartered Market Technician Jim Otar at an investment conference. His strategy…

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The Sure Thing

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 22, 2017

The New England Patriots pulled off a stunning come-from-behind victory in Super Bowl LI, and one that was truly unprecedented in American football. Throughout modern NFL history, playoff teams that…

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You Can’t Time The Market?

Written by admin | Feb, 21, 2017

Since the markets were closed on Monday, there really isn’t much to update from this past weekend’s newsletter. The markets remain clearly and undeniably overbought and the risk of a…

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Weekend Reading: Deja Vu

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 17, 2017

As discussed yesterday, the exuberance in the markets, as witnessed by the net positioning of large speculators, has reached records on both ends of the spectrum. Those extremes, combined with spiking…

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Fed Up – A Look Behind the Curtain

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 15, 2017

Danielle DiMartino Booth, a former Dallas Federal Reserve official, released a new book this week entitled Fed Up. The book, a first-person account of the inner-workings of the Federal Reserve…

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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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Weekend Reading: Fed Up

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 10, 2017

As discussed yesterday, the markets have been quiet. Too quiet. That makes me worry as generally when volatility resurfaces it has not been kind to investors in the short-term. But…

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The Lowest Common Denominator

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 8, 2017

The Lowest Common Denominator: Debt At a recent investment conference, hedge fund billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller predicted that interest rates would continue rising. Specifically, he suggested that, consistent with the prospects…

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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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Weekend Reading: And…It’s Only Week Two

Written by Lance Roberts | Feb, 3, 2017

As we conclude week two of the new Presidential cycle, it certainly has not been dull. The markets have started struggling with an Administration which is hanging up on heads of…

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Great Expectations

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Feb, 1, 2017

  “Never ever lose sight of long term relationships” – Paul Krake – View from the Peak Throughout 2016 we highlighted that various measures of equity valuations are at historically high…

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