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By Lance Roberts On Monday, January 8th, 2018

RIA Chart Book: Q4-2017 Most Important Charts

In Q3 of last year, Michael Lebowitz and I decided that each quarter we would produce a “chartbook” of the “most important charts” from the last quarter for you to review. In addition to More...

By Lance Roberts On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Can The Fed Really Boost Bond Yields?

One of the biggest issues with predictions of rising bond yields since “bond bears” came out in earnest in 2013, is they have been consistently wrong. For a bit of history, you can read some of my previous More...

By Lance Roberts On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Technically Speaking: It’s A Wrap For 2017

In last week’s , I discussed the similarities between 1999, 2007 and currently. To wit: “With the markets within striking distance of 7000, 25000 and S&P 2700, all three levels are all but guaranteed More...

By Lance Roberts On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Tax Reform And The “Japanification” Of America

On Friday, Kevin Brady of the House Ways and Means Committee was on my radio program discussing the “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act” bill which was released later in the day. Here are the details of the release More...

By Lance Roberts On Monday, December 11th, 2017

The “Exit” Problem: Time To Sell?

Last week, I discussed the issue of “bubbles” in the market. To wit: Market bubbles have NOTHING to do with valuations or fundamentals. Hold on…don’t start screaming “heretic” More...

By Lance Roberts On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The Mean Reverting History Of Profit Growth

As the markets push once again into record territory the question of valuations becomes ever more important. While valuations are a poor timing tool in the short term for investors, in the long run, valuation levels More...

By Lance Roberts On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Past Market Herd Mentality Could Help Predict Future Outcomes

Last week, as traders were all on vacation, the market surged to 2600 as the “inmates ran the asylum.” The expectation of a better than anticipated shopping holiday season and ongoing hopes of “tax More...