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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Everything About Finance Distilled Into A Short List
The list may not be long but it is powerful.
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The 23 Year Rule?
There is no situation where having more money made it worse.
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That Bear Market Call Looks Wrong ... Again
Regardless of whether this is or is not a bear market, the one after this one will start from a much higher level.
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The Swensen Portfolio Has No Shot Of Outperforming
In trying to apply a Swensen-like idea to my portfolio I would probably want to be a little more tactical than simply mapping something out and sticking to it forever save for rebalancing.
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When Momentum Isn't
Momentum tends to do relatively poorly in bear markets as well as big turns in the market. Maybe the last six months have been a big turn? It tends to do best during the meat of a bull market.
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How I Try To Assess New ETFs
Direxion has launched an interesting suite of relative value ETFs.
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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 (6 years 9 months)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (15 years 4 months)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (8 years 3 months)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

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