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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 leadership related ...more


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Are Stocks The Only Game In Town?
For any random five-year period, yeah, stocks might be a coin flip but when you think in terms of investment lifetimes, you're probably going to be ok adding money at regular intervals and not doing too much to muck it up.
What Retirement Planning Requires
Innovation and adaptability pertain to behaviors that are in our control to modify to give ourselves a better chance at a successful outcome
Preventing Your Own Problems
We explore financial problems to be solved or avoided all the time here. A quote attributed to Woody Allen is "there is no problem where having more money made it worse."
Learn How To Not Lose
The importance of avoiding mistakes that permanently impair your capital.
Understanding The Buzz About BUZZ
Yesterday was the first day of trading for the Van Eck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF (BUZZ​​​​​​​). The fund will be a large-cap proxy with holdings culled from chatter on Twitter, Reddit, and other social media platforms.
Doing Nothing Is Difficult
No stock can always outperform but that doesn't necessarily mean it should be jettisoned.
Bitcoin & Laser Eyes
I don't want to drink the Kool Aid, talk about new paradigms or fall prey to any of the other cultish behavior, I want to take advantage of the asymmetric opportunity and am willing to use a woefully flawed product to do it.
Bubble Time
The nature of bubbles and manias is there is no way to know when they end.
Preventing Your Own Withdrawal Rate Problem
One potential problem to prevent or solve relates to how much to withdraw from your portfolio in retirement especially early in retirement and especially if the market has a nasty decline at the same time you plan to start withdrawing.
Now, More Than Ever, Manage Your Risk
The other day I saw a Tweet that said something like if I were an endowment manager and one of my sub-advisors returned 45% last year I'd fire them right away because they clearly know nothing about how to manage risk.
GameStop & More
If watching GameStop wasn't fascinating enough, it now appears the Reddit crew believes going after silver can hurt the banks and so silver might skyrocket at least temporarily. And there's more...
Asymmetry As An Asset Class?
Exploring different ways to build asset allocations has always been a fun topic. It's not so much that I want to deviate far from some mix of stocks, bonds, and cash; but small deviations can be constructive for improving risk-adjusted results.
Roth? Traditional? Both
The value you personally place on optionality is how you answer the question.
Asset Allocation Exercise
A wildly disconnected stock market.
How I Invest My Money
"How I Invest My Money" is the title of a new book from Josh Brown and Brian Portnoy that curates thoughts from 25 investment professionals who also write about investing. Here are my own thoughts on the matter...
A Huge Gap In Your Retirement Planning?
If you can accept that you don't know what the future you will want to do then you might start to think more about your optionality and things you can do to enhance your optionality.
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