Trend Results : Lance Roberts

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 896)


The Debtor's Prism

Authored by Lance Roberts via, In just a little more than six months, the U.S. national debt has grown by a $1 trillion dollars. Today, Congress will debate on a $1.3 trillion “Omnibus spending bill” to fundShow More Summary

Recession: When You See It, It Will Be Too Late

Authored by Lance Roberts via, “There are no signs of recession. Employment growth is strong. Jobless claims are low and the stock market is up.”  This is heard almost daily from the media mainstream pablum. The...Show More Summary

Common Trading Mistakes Investors Must Avoid

Authored by Lance Roberts via, The recent stock market correction, and subsequent rally, revealed the many mistakes that investors consistently make when managing their money. Emotionally-driven decisions almost...Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Tax Reform Doing Exactly What We Expected

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Shortly after the Tax Cut/Reform bill was passed by Congress, I did some analysis discussing the various myths of how those “tax cuts,” since they were primarily focused on corporations,...Show More Summary

Curb Your Expectations

Authored by Lance Roberts via, “The great economist John Maynard Keynes once said: ‘Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct...Show More Summary

"The Bear Still Cometh..."

Authored by Lance Roberts via, In our portfolio management practice, we focus on weekly and monthly data to smooth out daily volatility. Since we are longer-term investors, our focus remains on being invested during rising (bullish) trends and more heavily weighted to fixed income and cash during declining (bearish) trends. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Hurricane Boost Dissipates

Authored by Lance Roberts via, The Trump Administration has taken a LOT of credit for the recent bumps in economic growth. We have warned this was not only dangerous, credibility-wise, but also an anomaly due...Show More Summary

Lance Roberts: There Will Be No Economic Boom

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Last week, Congress passed a 2-year “continuing resolution, or C.R.,”  to keep the Government funded through the 2018 elections. While “fiscal conservatism” was just placed on the...Show More Summary

A Warning Shot For Passive Investing: "That Wasn't 'The Crash'"

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Last week, investors received a “warning shot” about the dangers of “passive indexing.”  While the idea of “passive indexing” sounds harmless enough, we have spilled a lot of ink...Show More Summary

Now What?

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Market Hits Correction Levels It seems like it was just last week, that I discussed the risk of a bigger corrective action in the market. Because it was. “This past week, the market...Show More Summary

The Fed's Dependence On Stability

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Last week, I discussed how the Federal Reserve will likely be the culprits of whatever sparks the next major financial crisis. To wit: “In the U.S., the Federal Reserve has been...Show More Summary

"Things Are Finally Starting To Get Interesting..."

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Market Takes A Tumble Last week, I discussed the continuation of the “market melt-up.” To wit:  “Since the beginning of the year, the acceleration in the markets has continued unabated. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Did The Market Just Get 'Woke'?

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Since the beginning of this year, we have been warning of the potential for a correction. Of course, such warnings seemed pointless as the nearly “parabolic” rise in the markets seemed unstoppable. Show More Summary

You Should Never Time The Market?

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Just recently, a report was released discussing why you should NOT try and time the market, but rather “just stay invested for the long-haul.”  To wit: “Periods of high volatility and occasional bouts of uncertainty are a part of the investing process. Show More Summary

Reversion To The Mean

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Last week, we started into an exploration of various technical indicators with “What Exactly Is RSI.” This week, I want to continue our exploration into the signals that we most...Show More Summary

The Pin That Pricks The Bubble

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Over the past 18-months or so, I have written several articles on the potential for a “market melt-up,” which I updated in last week’s post “Market Bulls Target S&P 3000.”  “With...Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: What You Do Matters Most

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Confidence is soaring…everywhere. In last weekend’s newsletter, we showed multiple charts of surging investor confidence all at, or near, record levels. But while investors areShow More Summary

Early Warning Signs In CoT Positioning

Authored by Lance Roberts via, This past weekend, I discussed the surge in market exuberance in terms of both individual and professional investors. Of course, such surges in exuberance are generally indicative...Show More Summary

Revisiting Bob Farrell's 10-Rules Of Investing

Authored by Lance Roberts via, As I noted this past weekend, 2017 was a year for the record books. Not surprisingly, the strong advance fostered a surge in investor optimism which pushed allocations to equities...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC