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Roger Nusbaum brings 30 years of investment industry experience into his newest role as ETF Strategist at AdvisorShares.

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You Need More Optionality, Not Less
Like many people, I cannot envision a scenario where I don't want to work but we are all vulnerable to the unexpected. The task of creating optionality takes many years or at least that should be the expectation, there aren't likely to be shortcuts.
Not All Alts Are Created Equal
ETFs offering access to alternative strategies have proliferated over the years with mixed results in terms of attracting assets and performance.
Is Tesla The Greatest Short In History?
We are clearly living real-time in a meaningful mania where the stock has skyrocketed, more than doubled year to date and up more than 60% in five days.
The Coronavirus & Investment Process
Sticking to the investment process removes fear from the decision-making process which is crucial for long term investing success.
QE Or Not QE
We all learned in economics class the printing money and trying to disrupt the economic cycle through artificial means will end badly in a torrent of unintended consequences.
Your Habits Will Determine Your Outcomes
An important idea that I take from self-improvement Twitter and have been good about incorporating into my life is that success comes from habits. There is of course a parallel to saving an investing.
Don't Wait To Solve Your Retirement Problems
Americans are woefully undersaved for retirement. This is a problem which can't be ignored.
Stay Curious
Choosing the familiar over the unfamiliar is a common human behavior. And yes, there's an investing implication coming...
Sell, Mortimer, Sell!
There's nothing wrong with drawing conclusions about the significance of any sort of event you believe is important, but you can't let those conclusions cloud your investment strategy judgment.
Is There A Tradeoff Between Freedom & Happiness In Investing?
In the last couple of days I've seen several Tweets that addressed the relationship between happiness and freedom. I have been writing about the investment implications of this for years...
A New Defensive Tool From Direxion?
Direxion ETFs are mostly known for 3X levered long and 3X levered short funds on indexes ranging from very broad to very narrow. I've never used Direxion funds but have never been opposed to levered products in that they can be effectively.
Ultimately It Comes Down To Accountability
Maybe the odds are stacked against us but our actions are still the important thing.
Mitigating Sequence Risk
Don't throw away years of good planning by overlooking an adverse return sequence.
401k Assets To Pay Student Loans?
Student debt is a legitimate obstacle, what's the best way to tackle it?
Performance Doesn't Matter, Can That Be Right?
A look at what does and does not matter when assessing investment returns.
Retirement Goldilocks
We talk a lot about when to retire and the short answer is don't retire too early or too late. Here's the long answer...
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