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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Portfolio Update
Every aspect of investing becomes easier when you can ditch emotion and/or second-guessing and fallback on an investment process that you have a reasonable basis to believe can do what you hope it will do.
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New ETFs That You May Or May Not Be Able To Use
A look at several new ETFs listed this week.
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How's The (All) Weather Portfolio?
All Weather implies a portfolio that can endure any market environment with reduced volatility thanks to broad diversification similar to the Permanent Portfolio with equal 25% allocations to equities, long bonds, cash and gold.
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A Bear Market Or A Tarantula Market?
Since October 3rd the S&P 500 is down 8.5%, which is a fast decline.
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Further Defensive Action Initiated
The recent deterioration in the market has prompted defensive portfolio positioning.
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Self Sufficiency Over Adversity
Financial self sufficiency as a building block to a happier life.
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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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Work Experience

Portfolio Manager
AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF (RRGR)
July 2012 - Present (6 years 6 months)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (15 years 1 month)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (9 years)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

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