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

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Is Maximum Optionality The Most Important Gift You Can Give Yourself?
The building block of understanding for sustainability of however much you end up with is that a 4% withdrawal rate has never failed.
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How To Avoid Having Your Strategy Blow Up
I would argue that with the right asset allocation, a strategic blow up is totally unnecessary and preventable. One key is having a simple portfolio. Another is keeping emotion out of the equation.
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Learned Lately: Deadlifting And Bitcoin
To the extent we confront various asymmetric opportunities in our lives, it helps to know which ones actually involve risk and which ones don't.
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Bitcoin Is Back Baby!
After a huge run in the last couple of months, Bitcoin (BITCOMP​) has gone even more 'parabolicker' in the last couple of days taking $10,000 on Friday night and spending a little time above $11,000 on Saturday.
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Solving Life's Problems
Fortunately, you already know what to do.
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Do Small Portfolio Changes Matter?
Two different outcomes using the same diversifiers.
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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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Success Is Driven From Behaviors was just posted to Roger Nusbaum's personal blog.
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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 2 months)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (15 years 9 months)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (8 years 8 months)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

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