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 markets, ...more


“Not QE” Puts Fed Between A “Rock And A Hard Place”
The “moral hazard” the Fed created in the first place has now come home to roost.
Bear Stearns’s Failure Was 15-Years Ago This Month
The market has rallied this week largely on the heels of the Silicon Valley Bank situation not spiraling out of control. History would suggest that this rally could continue for several weeks, if not a month or two.
Consensus View Of “No Recession”; Could It Be Wrong?
While the technical backdrop continues to confirm and reaffirm a bullish trend supporting the “no recession” scenario, there remain substantial risks to that view.
Bank Runs; The First Sign The Fed “Broke Something”
With the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, questions of potential “bank runs” spread among regional banks.
Buffett On Buybacks
Warren Buffett defended stock buybacks in Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letter, pushing back on those railing against the practice he believes benefits all shareholders.
Bear Trap? Market Holds Critical Support
Is the recent correction a “bear trap?” Or is the bounce just a selling opportunity for a return of the bear market?


Latest Comments
We’re Not In Kansas Anymore
1 year ago

David Robertson's point, the author of the article, is that the CARRY REGIME ends from a rise of inflation.

Biden’s Stimulus Will Cut Poverty By 40% – For One Year
2 years 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
Market Pullback Or Bear Market
The hope is that the Fed can navigate tightening monetary policy and increasing interest rates without creating “financial instability.” 
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 (6 years 8 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 (7 years 5 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 (7 years 5 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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