Real Investment Daily

Spot What’s Missing – Investing Wisdoms

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 25, 2017

Over the last 30-years, I have endeavored to learn from my own mistakes and, trust me, I have paid plenty of “stupid-tax” along the way. However, it is only from making…

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Clouds on the Horizon : Range Chart Update

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 24, 2017

On March 10, 2017, 720Global introduced the Trump Range Chart. Developed to see several different markets on one page, this unique chart provides a composite perspective of many instruments at…

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#FP: The Genesis Of The “Bubble’s Bubble”

Written by Richard Rosso | May, 24, 2017

The financial services industry is headed for the greatest debate in recent history. Regardless of what occurs from here –a continued stock market bullish trend or reversion to long-term averages…

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Technically Speaking: Bulls Struggle With Bearish Internals

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 23, 2017

“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 Email,…

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The Headwinds To Higher Oil Prices

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 22, 2017

In late 2016, OPEC, along with the Russian’s and other countries, agreed to cut production in order to try and “balance” the supply/demand imbalance that drove oil prices to the…

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Weekend Reading: End Of Trumpflation?

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 19, 2017

Interesting…. For the last few months, there have been ongoing issues surrounding the “Russia Connection” and the underlying, and ongoing, investigations into the potential involvement/interference into the Presidential elections. The…

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Do Low Rates Justify Higher Valuations?

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 18, 2017

Just recently my colleague Jesse Felder penned an excellent piece discussing the use of the “four most dangerous words” in investing: “this time is different.” The whole article is a…

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#FPW: Escaping Debt Darkness – Part 3

Written by Richard Rosso | May, 17, 2017

Credit card debt has morphed into a bona fide monster.  Federal Reserve data on revolving debt as of April 2017, reflects how out of control the beast is. Credit card…

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Technically Speaking: Market In Confusion

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 16, 2017

“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 Email,…

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No…You Can’t Have Your 90’s Back

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 15, 2017

As I was writing the newsletter this past weekend, the following email rolled into my inbox: “The S&P will double. And not just eventually. But over the next 5 years…

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Weekend Reading: The Drudging Report

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 12, 2017

This…has…to…be…the…most…boring…market…ever. For almost a month now, the market has gone literally nowhere. Despite news of the passing of the American Health Care Act, the Continuing Resolution, or “stellar” earnings reports…nothing seems…

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5-Universal Laws Of Human (Investment) Stupidity

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 11, 2017

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat:…

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#FPW: The Financial Wellness Evolution

Written by Richard Rosso | May, 10, 2017

        The Financial Wellness Evolution: The Flow from Soil to Harvest “The soil of a man’s heart is stonier, Louis. A man grows what he can, and he tends it….

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Technically Speaking: Breakout Or Fakeout

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 9, 2017

“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 Email,…

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The Conundrum Of Debt, Tax Cuts & The Economy

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 8, 2017

Last week, I discussed the issues behind President Trump’s announced “tax plan” and why, due to the increase in the national debt, that it may not spur the economic growth that…

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Weekend Reading: Sentient Illumination

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 5, 2017

With a continuing resolution for $1 Trillion passed this week, which will fund the government for 5-whole months, there seems to be little consideration given to the disconnect between increase debt…

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3 Things: Peak Exuberance, Expectations & Gravity

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 4, 2017

“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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Volatility: A Misleading Measure of Risk

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 4, 2017

“History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums” – Alan Greenspan The ability to see beyond the observable and the probable is the…

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#FPW: Escaping Debt Darkness – Part 2

Written by Richard Rosso | May, 3, 2017

“I was taken by darkness, but there was light all around, inside me. I never felt such utter peace, clarity and sobriety.” – Johnny Cash As explained it to his wife…

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