For Review Retail Investors Are Long Confidence And Short Experience In a "market mania," retail investors are generally "long confidence" and "short experience" as the bubble inflates. While we often believe each "time" is different, it rarely is. It is only the outcomes that are inevitably the same. I recently penned an article about Charles Mackay's book "Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Crowds."…RIAMar 08 2021Eric Hickman: A Signal To Buy 30-Year Bonds Eric Hickman discusses the recent signal to buy 30-year bonds. A technical indicator with a reliable history is signaling that 30-year Treasury yields will soon decline. A relative strength index (RSI) can be measured for any price series and represents how much and frequency gains are occurring versus losses. The index is used as a…RIAMar 07 2021Market Stumbles As Rising Rates Undermine Outlooks 03-05-21 In this issue of "Market Stumbles As Rising Rates Undermine Outlooks." Market Review And Update Jerome Powell Disappoints Topping Patterns Suggest Caution Portfolio Positioning #MacroView: Feedback Loop Between Fed & Elite Sector & Market Analysis 401k Plan Manager Follow Us On: Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, Sound Cloud, Seeking Alpha RIA Advisors Can Now Manage Your 401k…RIAMar 06 2021#MacroView: The Feedback Loop Between The Fed & The Elite.There is a belief the stock market is "making everyone rich." The reality is that only a small percentage of the economy owning the majority of stocks. Such is the result of years of profligate monetary policy that created a feedback loop between the Fed and the elite. Over the last decade, the "wealth gap"…RIAMar 05 2021#WhatYouMissed On RIA This Week: 3-05-21What You Missed On RIA This Week Ending 3-05-21 It's been a long week. You probably didn't have time to read all the headlines that scrolled past you on RIA. Don't worry, we've got you covered. If you haven't already, opt-in to get our newsletter and technical updates. Here is this week’s rundown of what…RIAMar 05 2021Outliers: Four Ways They Can Change Our Lives (Part 2)Outliers can change our lives. The pesky outposts of statistical warriors are situated at the far reaches of normality. When they breach boundaries, lives change, sometimes forever. In Part 2, I examine the investment and portfolio outliers that can make the difference between retiring or working indefinitely (not that work during retirement is such a…RIAMar 04 2021Is Plinko The Best The Fed Can Do?Is Plinko The Best The Fed Can Do? Plinko was made famous on the TV show The Price is Right. To play the game, a contestant drops a coin into one of the many slots at the top of the Plinko board. Then they watch the coin fall, bouncing off pegs until it reaches the…RIAMar 03 2021Technically Speaking: Topping Patterns Popping Up EverywhereAs I worked through this past weekend's newsletter, I noticed that multiple markets are starting to exhibit topping patterns. It will be crucial for markets to reverse these patterns in the short-term if the bullish advance continues. As we discussed with our RIAPRO.NET subscribers yesterday: "The good news is that the S&P 500 held its…RIAMar 02 2021 .