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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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Bitcoin Hedge Fund Proliferation
Are hedge fund managers part of the system they say is rigged? Some people would say yes. I am not critical of someone trying to expand their sphere, but this is a watchout situation in terms of markets, and the behaviors that drive them.
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Can The S&P 500 Really Go To 3700?
Grantham thinks the S&P 500 going to 3400-3700 in this cycle is possible. That will only be knowable in hindsight, but position management is always appropriate.
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Retirement Numbers Are Hokum
In today’s dollars, could you get by on $5000/mo…if your mortgage was paid off and you were old enough for Medicare? How about less or more per month?
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What It Means To Be An Advisor
Fear and greed are powerful motivators and anytime an advisor helps prevent a client from succumbing to those emotions they are providing tremendous value.
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A 64% Decline? Really?
Foreign equities dramatically outperformed domestic in the 2000s; this decade, domestic is way ahead of foreign until this year.
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Stock Markets: Prediction Time
As 2017 starts to wind down we will soon be inundated with price targets for the S&P 500 for 2018. This has already started to trickle out of course with a few here and there.
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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 (5 years 7 months)
Portfolio Manager
Your Source Financial
2004 - Present (14 years 3 months)
Institutional Equity & Options trader
Charles Schwab
1993 - 2001 (8 years 2 months)

Education

San Diego State University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics

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