Roger Arnold is the chief economist for ALM Advisors, a Pasadena, Calif.-based money management firm specializing in income-generating portfolios. Concurrent with his other business responsibilities, Arnold was a radio talk show host for 15 years. He focuses on behavioral economics and chaos theory, better known as the "butterfly effect." He explains the relationships between political, economic and social systems, and how they are all reflected in the financial markets -- stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and real estate.

Have we reached the point where something will be done about it?
Since you asked, they're taking a bigger toll on jobs.
Some want central bank to anticipate and deflate bubbles in capital markets.
| Oct 02, 2015
| 1:33 PM EDT
... which he is delivering now.
| Oct 02, 2015
| 10:50 AM EDT
In April I wrote about the discrepancy between "reported" jobs and wages, and the "actual" tax receipts receiv...
| Oct 02, 2015
| 10:26 AM EDT
New orders for manufactured goods in August, down following two consecutive monthly increases, decreased $8.2 ...
| Oct 02, 2015
| 10:20 AM EDT
Fed Vice Chair, Stanley Fischer is speaking in Boston at 1:30 EDT today on macroprudential monetary policy. h...
| Oct 02, 2015
| 8:39 AM EDT Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in Sept...
2 schools of thought on the subject and its impact are being debated.
| Oct 01, 2015
| 2:02 PM EDT
The GDPNow model nowcast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the third quarter of 2015 is...

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There have been no reversal indications aka sell triggers in the SPX against the cycles I was watching. The b...
If you want to make a point about the current action in the FANG stocks you completely undermine any credibili...
Thanks for vote of confidence, but I'm not the market. I just wanted to point out...while you could be right ...
You are brilliant.


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