Investment Consultant

Roger Nusbaum brings 30 years of investment industry experience into his newest role as ETF Strategist at AdvisorShares.

For many years the Random Roger blog has focused on portfolio construction, behavioral finance, the need for innovative retirement solutions and ETF thought ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

Another Crypto ETP ... To Be Wary Of
Make sure you understand how an ETP works before you buy it.
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Markets Don't Care About Your Politics
If you're investing based on political biases, you're doing it wrong.
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M&A Showdown!
A look at how to incorporate merger arbitrage into your portfolio.
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EC The Low Volatility Dilemma
Where the strategy trumps the factor.
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Are Factor Funds Hokum?
As with all strategies, having the right expectations is crucial.
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Don't Let Tweets Drive Portfolio Decisions
If anything caused the selloff and no matter where it goes from here, there is zero reason to deviate from whatever your chosen investment strategy is. Loud social media posts don't change how the market works.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

A Agilent Technologies Inc.
AAPL Apple Inc.
ASX Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.
CAM Cameron International Corporation
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
ETF Aberdeen Emerging Markets Telecommunications and Infrastructure Fund, Inc.
ETN Eaton Corporation
ETP Energy Transfer Partners L.P.
GDP Goodrich Petroleum Corporation
H Hyatt Hotels Corporation
IMO Imperial Oil Ltd
NBB Nuveen Build America Bond Fund
NGG National Grid plc
NORW GLOBAL X NORWAY ETF
NY iShares NYSE 100 Index Fund
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
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TWEETS

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
Success Is Driven From Behaviors
Inputs are a greater determinant than outputs.
Markets Panic, We Don't
A round up of my interactions today regarding the current panic...
Inspiration
Where many of my posts talk about the need to avoid self-destructive behaviors related to investing, that is a matter of people having a hand in their financial outcome by modifying/dictating their behaviors. So it is with fitness and health issues for many of us.

Work Experience

Portfolio Manager
AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR)
July 2012 - Present (7 years 5 months)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (16 years)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (8 years 11 months)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

Publications