Real Investment Daily

Weekend Reading: Oil Slick

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 23, 2017

Beginning in December of last year, following the announcement by OPEC of a cut in oil production, I have discussed the “headwinds” that persist against a sustained rise in oil…

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Data Says Fed Is Making A Mistake

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 22, 2017

Data Says Fed Is Making A Mistake In their policy announcement last week, the members of the FOMC claimed: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May…

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Clarity or Confusion

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jun, 21, 2017

“Are you kidding? Are you kidding? No one knows what you’re doing.”  – Economist John Taylor in response to William Dudley’s (President Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Vice Chairman…

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#FP: 5-Tips To Boost Retirement Cash Flow

Written by Richard Rosso | Jun, 21, 2017

The first year in retirement is a form of rebirth. I deem it the black hole. A period that’s a bit exciting, somewhat disconcerting, but eventually a clear perspective is…

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Technically Speaking: The Evaporation Of Risk

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 20, 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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Weekend Reading: Charged With Obstruction

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 16, 2017

No! I am not talking about President Trump but rather the crash in both Technology stocks, and Oil prices, which are obstructing the continuation of the “bull market.”  As I discussed…

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The Rise Of Robots & The Risk To Passive

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 15, 2017

In Tuesday’s post, “A Shot Across The Bow,” I discussed the recent “Tech Wreck” and the warning sign that was delivered when trading algorithms begin to run in the same…

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The Risk Spectrum

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jun, 14, 2017

“Cause when life looks like Easy Street, there is danger at your door” – Grateful Dead On numerous occasions, we have posited that equity investors appear to be blinded by…

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Animal Spirits Are A Late-Stage Event

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 12, 2017

Lately, there has been a lot of chatter about the “Return Of Animal Spirits” as the catalyst to drive markets higher…and higher…and higher. But exactly what does that mean? Animal…

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Weekend Reading: The Everything Bump

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 9, 2017

I received an email this morning that is symptomatic of the current psychology prevailing in the market currently: “It seems to me like much of the market movement these days…

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QT: Liquidity Drain

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 8, 2017

With the markets breaking out to new highs, it is not surprising to see a continued stream of analysis grappling for bits of data to support the bullish mantra. As…

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The Fog of Markets

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Jun, 7, 2017

 “The year 1915 was fated to be disastrous to the cause of the Allies and to the whole world. By the mistakes of this year the opportunity was lost of…

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#FP: The Financial Manifesto

Written by Richard Rosso | Jun, 7, 2017

“You’re going to die if you stay there.” In 2011, I was being ripped apart by internal conflict. My physical health was in decline; mentally, the daily stress of my…

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Technically Speaking: 3-Bullish & 3-Bearish Charts

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 6, 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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Earnings vs. Profits & The Bull Market

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 5, 2017

A recent article by Joe Ciolli stated the equity bull market’s biggest catalyst looks like it’s here for the long haul. To wit: “Profit expansion — which has historically been the biggest…

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7-Trading Rules You Won’t Follow

Written by Lance Roberts | Jun, 1, 2017

(Note: I am sidelined for the next couple of days due to a small surgery. Will be back to a regular posting schedule on Monday.) As I discussed this past…

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