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Technically Speaking: Volatility & The Bond Bull Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 23, 2016

“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…

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Bulls, Bears & The Broken Clock Syndrome

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 22, 2016

“Bears are like broken clocks, they are only right twice a day.” This is a statement that is often thrown out during rising bull markets by the inherently optimistic crowd….

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Valuation-Challenged

Weekend Reading: Valuation Challenged

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 19, 2016

As another week comes to a close, we continue to wrestle with a market that remains detached from underlying economic data and clings to recent levels of over overbought, overextended…

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What-Me-Worry

What? Me Worry? Volatility & The Election

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

By Michael Lebowitz, CFA   As we contemplate the upcoming U.S. presidential election one of our chief investment related concerns is the potential for the election results to roil markets….

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#FPW: 7-Smart Money Habits Of College Freshman

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

By Richard Rosso, CFP, CIMA   Managing finances for life begins with responsible habits formed early. With parents’ ongoing encouragement and a willingness to listen, college freshmen can jump start…

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Technically Speaking: A Bull Market In Complacency

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2016

“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…

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Rates, LEI & Hopes Of Economic Growth

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 15, 2016

The domestic economic growth story took a beating in the first half of this year with an average growth rate of just 1%. For the seventh year running, the data has dashed…

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Willful-Blindness

Weekend Reading: Willful Blindness

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 12, 2016

Despite deteriorating economic data, the market continues to cling to recent levels of over overbought, overextended and low reward/risk outcomes. The problem for individual investors is the “trap” that is…

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Interview: Danielle DiMartino-Booth On Fed Policy & Jobs

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 11, 2016

This past week, Danielle DiMartino-Booth revisited the “Lance Roberts Show” to discuss the Federal Reserve and the ongoing “monetary policy dilemma” they face. Danielle spent nine years as a Senior Financial Analyst…

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3 Things: The Economic Fabric & Rising Recession Risks

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 11, 2016

“3 Things” is a weekly post of thoughts I am pondering, usually contrarian, with respect to the markets, economy or portfolio management. Comments and thoughts are always welcome via email,  Twitter, and/or Facebook….

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#FPW: Financial Guardrails For Retirement Planning

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 10, 2016

By Richard Rosso, CFP, CIMA   “Breaker, breaker. Are you going to switch lanes already? You’re close to the exit.”             The driver, close in the rear view, sounded tense. Serious….

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Technically Speaking: Is This The Bottom For Oil Prices?

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 9, 2016

“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…

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It’s Only Like This, Until It’s Like That

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 8, 2016

It is not surprising that after one of the longest cyclical bull markets in history that individuals are ebullient about the long-term prospects of investing. The ongoing interventions by global Cental…

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Weekend Reading: The Global Dichotomy

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 5, 2016

Earlier this week, I showed this chart of all of the Central Bank interventions over the last 18-months which has been supporting asset markets despite deteriorating earnings. I will now…

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Another Warning In The GDP Data

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 2, 2016

Editor Note: Michael Lebowitz of 720 Global Research is an investment consultant, specializing in macroeconomic research, valuations, asset allocation, and risk management.  He is a regular contributor to Real Investment Advice….

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No-Asset-Bubble

Technically Speaking: There Is No Asset Bubble?

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 2, 2016

“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…

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5 Questions Market Bulls Must Answer

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 1, 2016

There has been a litany of articles written recently discussing how the stock market is set for a continued bull rally. The are some primary points that are common threads…

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