Real Investment Daily

The Rule Of 20 & The Risk To Passive

Written by Lance Roberts | Sep, 4, 2017

“The following is an excerpt from this past weekend’s newsletter. I have several follow up articles coming over the next few weeks that will reference Byron Wien’s comments.” The Rule…

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Yes, You Should Be Concerned With Consumer Debt

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 31, 2017

Just recently the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its quarterly survey of the composition and balances of consumer debt. Importantly, it was the fact that total indebtedness reached…

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How Much Is Too Much?

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 30, 2017

The amount of monetary stimulus increasingly imposed on the financial system creates false signals about the economy’s true growth rate, causing a vast misallocation of capital, impaired productivity and weakened…

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It’s Not Just Amazon’s Fault

Written by Vitaliy N. Katsenelson | Aug, 30, 2017

Editor’s Note: All of us at Real Investment Advice are proud to welcome Vitaliy Katsenelson, CFA to our growing list of outstanding contributors. Vitaliy is the CIO at Investment Management Associates, which…

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3-Financial Lessons Learned From “Harvey”

Written by Richard Rosso | Aug, 30, 2017

I am obsessed with disaster movies. I’m still taken by cinema epics that drive reality to the breaking point. Fictional events that push characters up against a wall, compel them…

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Weekend Reading: Storm Warning

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 25, 2017

No, I am not talking about “Hurricane Harvey” which will likely be the first hurricane to strike the Texas coast since 2008, but rather the potential for another “debt ceiling” debacle…

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VIDEO: Why You Suck At Investing

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 24, 2017

The three biggest deterrents to investment success for most individuals over time are fees, lack of capital to invest and human psychology. In this video we cover the 9-common psychological…

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VIDEO: Valuations Matter – Even For Millennials

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 24, 2017

I recently wrote a blog discussing some of the fallacies and myths surrounding “real” long-term investing especially as it relates to young millennial investors. The valuation levels when you start…

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Has The Fed Completely Lost Control

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 24, 2017

An interesting thing happened on the way to World Domination, uhh, I mean “Stability” – the data quit cooperating with the Federal Reserve’s carefully devised plan. Just recently the Federal…

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A Peak Above All Others

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 23, 2017

“Valuations are still well below the peak of 1999” say the bulls. They are certainly correct from an absolute basis but we caution that the current level of market euphoria…

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Technically Speaking: BTFD Or Is This Time Different?

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 22, 2017

Since the end of the financial crisis, each market decline has been met with support by the Federal Reserve either through “verbal accommodation” or directly through “monetary interventions.” Not surprisingly, investors have…

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