Real Investment Daily

3-Steps To A Successful Open Enrollment – Part 1

Written by Richard Rosso | Sep, 19, 2018

It’s almost that time again. Another year, another window of opportunity to select employer benefits options for the upcoming new year. How do American workers feel about open enrollment season?…

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A Walking Contradiction – Warren Buffett

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 19, 2018

“I have ways of making money you know nothing about.” – John D. Rockefeller Contradiction- A situation in which inherent factors, actions, or propositions are inconsistent or contrary to one…

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VLOG – Markets Diverge From The U.S.

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 19, 2018

Clarity Financial Chief Investment Strategist Lance Roberts examines the divergence of world markets to the U.S. and discusses the message they may be sending to investors.

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VLOG – A Shift In Valuations & Investor Perspectives

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 19, 2018

Clarity Financial Chief Investment Strategist Lance Roberts examines stock valuations vs investor sentiment, and agrees with Prof. Robert Shiller’s assessment that investors have become complacent to the risk of higher…

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The Ingredients Of An “Event”

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 17, 2018

This past week marked the 10th-Anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Of course, there were many articles recounting the collapse and laying blame for the “great financial crisis” at…

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REITs Paying 6% Or More — The Good, Bad, And Ugly

Written by John Coumarianos | Sep, 14, 2018

Unscrupulous stockbrokers and advisers are always dangling yield in front of unsuspecting clients. “I can get you (fill in the blank with a percentage),” they say to yield-starved investors. But…

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Kass: The Bullish Bias Resounds

Written by Doug Kass | Sep, 14, 2018

This morning the futures (S&P and Nasdaq) are, as is the custom, higher. The markets continue to ignore a number of cautionary signposts/macroeconomic events/concerns and are benefiting from the float…

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Employment: It’s The Trend That Matters

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 13, 2018

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) published the August monthly “employment report” which showed an increase in employment of 201,000 jobs. It was also the 94th consecutive positive…

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We The People

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 12, 2018

“We want capitalism and market forces to be the slave of democracy rather than the opposite.” – Thomas Piketty The essential underlying elements of supply, demand, scarcity, and prosperity described in…

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8-Steps To Fiscal Fitness

Written by Richard Rosso | Sep, 12, 2018

Autumn is the period of transition from summer to winter; a time of harvest. Use the season to breathe fresh perspective into your finances and prepare for a prosperous 2019….

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Technically Speaking: 3000 Or Bust!

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 11, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed the recent breakout to “all-time” highs and the potential run to 3000 for the S&P 500 index. “Regardless of the reasons, the breakout…

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The Money Game & The Human Brain

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 10, 2018

Jason Zweig, a neuroscience and Benjamin Graham expert, re-published an article last year entitled: “Ben Graham, The Human Brain, And The Bubble.” The entire article is a worthy read but there were…

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Weekend Reading: Fall Back

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 7, 2018

Doug Kass made an interesting observation about the market yesterday: “The month of September started with optimism. That optimism has faded in the last two trading days. The most notable…

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The Most Important Asset Class In The World

Written by David Robertson | Sep, 7, 2018

Here we are, ten years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, and one would be hard pressed to find evidence of meaningful lessons learned. “As long as the music is…

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Experience Is The Only Cure

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 6, 2018

I recently penned an article which discussed the Fed and the risk of a monetary policy error in the future. This isn’t a possibility, it is a probability given that…

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What Turkey Can Teach Us About Gold

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Sep, 5, 2018

If you were contemplating an investment at the beginning of 2014, which of the two assets graphed below would you prefer to own? Data Courtesy: Bloomberg In the traditional and…

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