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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Don't Make This Mistake With Factor Investing
A look at the mixed success of buyback investing.
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It's OK To Be Skeptical
Is the market actually growing to the sky? Or as dire as some others claim?
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Don't Let Retirement News Gloom Keep You Down
Americans have a problem: they are undersaved but it is solvable.
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It Turns Out Retirement Planning Is Complicated
Teresa Ghildarducci is a well known retirement maven. In a recent interview, she said that retirement plans have too many variables. A backup is needed.
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Asset Allocation Don'ts
Don't have an alternatives portfolio hedged with a small exposure to equities.
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Healthspan & Financialspan
A new term for financial health and a firefighting story...
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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 (7 years)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (15 years 7 months)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (8 years 6 months)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

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