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


The Astonishing Lack Of Value In Value
Without better disclosures, a return to “mark-to-market” accounting practices, and tighter restrictions on “accounting gimmicks,” investors remain exposed to increased risks.
EC Technically Speaking: Market Realized No Help Is Coming
The Federal Reserve is trying to plug a hole that fiscal policy was widely expected to fill by now. However, the Fed’s ability to expand on current programs is limited to the Treasury Department’s issuance of additional debt.
Value, Margin Of Safety, & The Art Of Doing Nothing
It may seem for a while that investors are making money “hand over fist” while the market is rising. However, the stories are just as plentiful about what happens as the inevitable downturn vaporizes capital in an instant.
MacroView: Newton, Physics & The Market Bubble
Sir Isaac Newton, the brilliant mathematician, was an early investor in South Sea Corporation. Newton quickly made a lot of money and recognized the early stages of a speculative mania.
Technically Speaking: Is Everything “Priced In?”
Is everything “priced in?” Investors have gone “all in” with a disregard for caution. But with markets extended and overvalued what should investors do now?
The 5-Ingredients For Another Market Event Remains
Like dynamite, the individual ingredients are relatively harmless. However, when the ingredients are combined, they become potentially dangerous.


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Latest Posts
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 1 month)

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 (4 years 10 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 (4 years 10 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


Real Investment Report
Lance Roberts
Real Investment Advice

A daily dose of financial, market and economic reality built from the data up without the media spin.