Chief Investment Strategist / Chief Economist of RIA Advisors

Lance Roberts is the Chief Investment Strategist, Chief Economist and member of the investment committee for RIA Advisors. His primary focuses are macro trends, financial, fundamental and technical analysis of the markets and equities, credit ... more


Technically Speaking: Topping Patterns Popping Up Everywhere
Nobody ever went broke taking profits. While keeping your capital intact is hard, making up lost capital is even more challenging.
Sugar Rush! Why The Economy Will Run Hot, Then Crash
The expected “sugar rush” from more stimulus is why the economy will “run hot” then crash. 
Powell Changes The Rules On QE
The markets took a tumble to start this week as rising interest rates and inflationary pressures begin to weigh on outlooks. Those worries quickly diminished as Jerome Powell changed the rules to reassure Wall Street that “QE” is here to stay.
Technically Speaking: Blowing Up The “Everything Bubble”
The flood of liquidity and ultra-accommodative monetary policies has simultaneously inflated multiple bubbles. Stocks, bonds, real estate, and speculative investments have all experienced historic inflations.
EC The Only Reason To Be “Bearish” Is “No One Is Bearish”
More than 90% of investors believe the economy will be more robust in 2021, with a consensus it’s a V-shape recovery.
Will The Economy Replace Ten Million Jobs By 2022?
Popular forecasts call for a return to pre-pandemic levels of employment and economic activity by yearend. Really? We are not so sure. The economy lost over 22M jobs between February 2020 and today.


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Latest Posts
Shedlock: 62-Million People Had No Pay Last Week
Over 62 million not-retired people had no pay last week. Nearly 100 million people reported no pay in the reference week. Of those, 37,744,514 had retired.

Work Experience

Radio Talk Show Host
The Real Investment Hour with Lance Roberts
September 2016 - Present (4 years 7 months)

Tune in weekdays from 6-7pm for an hour of your money and how it really works.

Lance has been in the investing world for nearly 30-years and has pretty much been there, done that already. The best thing about the show is Lance has a knack for making finance, economics and investing interesting. Don't miss it.

Chief Investment Strategist and Economist
RIA Advisors
December 2015 - Present (5 years 4 months)

As Chief Economist and Portfolio Strategist I work directly with investors to structure disciplined investment portfolios that adjust for risk over time in the markets. I currently manage individual equity portfolios, ETF strategies and mutual fund allocations for the firm.

I also am the Chief Editor of the Real Investment Report and Real Investment Daily Blog that can be found at

Real Investment
December 2015 - Present (5 years 4 months)

Real Investment is the new home for all of the economic, financial and investingcommentary from Lance Roberts. 

Lance has been publishing and writing for over 15 years and his newsletter and blog are read worldwide by thousands. 

Join the website today for a look behind the data at what is really going on with the markets and your money....


Texas State University-San Marcos
1983 / 1987
Business. Activities and Societies: US National Martial Arts Team, Head Coach


Real Investment Report
Lance Roberts
Real Investment Advice

A daily dose of financial, market and economic reality built from the data up without the media spin.