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.

Recent optimism for the industry is misplaced.
Stocks of mid-tier and discount retailers continue to lag the high end.
Many US investors in the country's ETFs and ADRs may not be aware.
The company had mistakenly focused on mortgage.
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This is the real reason behind the appreciation of the dollar.
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