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


Despite Surging Inflation, The Bulls Shake Off Weakness
With markets deeply oversold on a short-term basis, with signals that generally precede short-term rallies, the rally on Thursday and Friday was expected. The S&P 500 did hold support at the 50-dma and rallied back into the previous trading range. 
NFIB Data Says It’s Only An Economic Recovery
Given that debt-driven government spending programs have a dismal history of providing the economic growth promised, disappointment over the next year is almost a guarantee.
EC If Everyone Sees It, Is It Still A Bubble?
"Everyone" is worrying about a bubble in the stock market. But exuberant young investors dismiss market realities and experienced investors have FOMO.
The Problem Of Pulling Forward Sales & Revenue
There is a problem of pulling forward sales and revenue when it comes to future outcomes. Currently, analysts are incredibly exuberant about earnings for the S&P 500 index. In just the last month, they sharply increased 2021 earnings.
Poor Jobs Report Gives Bulls A Reason To Charge
This past week, market action was sloppy as investors are finding fewer reasons to push stocks higher. Friday’s very disappointing jobs report provided some catalyst as the Fed is assured not to reduce monetary support anytime soon.
Are Stocks Cheap, Or Just Another Rationalization?
It is true the Fed remains highly accommodative, which has undoubtedly pushed asset prices higher. In fact, financial conditions recently reached a historic low, which suggests elevated asset valuations ironically.


Latest Comments
Biden’s Stimulus Will Cut Poverty By 40% – For One Year
1 month ago

You must have skimmed the article for the quotes. Because if you read it...the next sentence after Keynes quote was -

However, the Federal Government is not one of these charities, and throwing money at the problem does more harm than good in the long-term.

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Latest Posts
Inflation Is Rampant But Fed Dismisses It
Inflation is rampant but the Fed dismisses it. Year-over-year home prices are up 11.2%, some cities even more. The Fed does not see this, or count it, if they do. Let’s discuss why.
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 9 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 6 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 6 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


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