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


Technically Speaking: Bulls Get QE & Trade, Remain “Stuck In The Middle”
As the tug-of-war between the “bulls” and “bears” continues, the toughest challenge continues to be understanding where we are in the overall market process.
Capitalism Is The Worst, Except For All The Rest – Part 3
Capitalism is the only system that will provide you the ability to achieve unbridled success. Yes, the Government can pay for anything you want. The problem is that it requires those who are succeeding to pay for it.
Trade Deal Done? Is 3300 The Next Stop For The Market?
On Thursday and Friday, the market surged on hopes that a “trade deal” was coming to fruition. This was not a surprise to us. A limited “trade deal” would potentially set the markets up for a run to 3300.
The Myths Of “Broken Capitalism” – Part 2
Since we are currently running a trillion dollar annual deficit, we should probably think twice about keeping the rich in a position to continue feeding the public coffers.
Technically Speaking: This Is Nuts & The Reason To Focus On Risk
Since the lows of last December, the markets have climbed ignoring weakening economic growth, deteriorating earnings, weak revenue growth, and high valuations on “hopes” that more “Fed rate cuts” and “QE” will keep this current bull market.
Dispelling The Myths Of Capitalism & The Value Of Prosperity – Part 1
Over the last decade, wealth inequality in America has become a political battleground. Is there a problem with capitalism? Does it need reform?


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Radio Talk Show Host
The Real Investment Hour with Lance Roberts
September 2016 - Present (3 years 2 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 (3 years 11 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 (3 years 11 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. 

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


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