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


Traders Are Pushing Oil, Rates & The Dollar. Are They Right?
With inflation fears getting stoked by the mainstream media, traders are pushing oil, interest rates, and the dollar higher. Are they right? Or, are they about to get smacked by a slower economy and deflationary headwinds?
Technically Speaking: Is The Risk Of A Bigger Correction Over?
Is the risk of a more significant correction over now that the expected 5% decline is complete? That was a hotly debated question after this past weekend’s newsletter supporting the idea of a reflexive rally into year-end.
Why We Aren’t Repeating The Roaring 20’s Analog
Today, while stock prices can be lofted higher by further monetary tinkering, the underlying fundamentals are inverted. The larger problem remains the economic variables’ inability to “replay the tape” of the ’20s, the ’50s, or the ’80s. 
Technically Speaking: Bears Gain Control As Market Fails Resistance
With yesterday’s rout, the “bears” gained control of the narrative as the market failed at resistance.
Is The “Best Way To Invest” Always The Best Way?
Is “buy and hold” always the best way to invest? It is common to see increasing numbers of articles touting the benefits of “armchair” investing during long bull market advances.
The Debt Ceiling Non-Crisis & Why Rates Will Fall
During the last 12-years, a debt ceiling fight is an annual event between policymakers. The most prominent of which was in 2011 that led to a comprise to cut $1 trillion in spending.


Latest Comments
We’re Not In Kansas Anymore
2 months 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
6 months 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 (5 years 2 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 (6 years)

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 (6 years)

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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