Roger Nusbaum

Roger Nusbaum is the portfolio manager of the AdvisorShares Global Alpha & Beta ETF, the chief investment officer with Your Source Financial in Phoenix and the author of Random Roger's Big Picture Blog.

Recent Articles By The Author

Best, Worst of 2013: Northrop Grumman vs Caterpillar

Best, Worst of 2013: Northrop Grumman vs Caterpillar

Northrop Grumman is flying while Caterpillar is stuck on earth. A look at divergent performance between two industries.

Is the 'Permanent Portfolio' Permanently Broken?

Is the 'Permanent Portfolio' Permanently Broken?

Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds based on the concept of a 'permanent portfolio' face rough sledding because of the prospects for bonds and gold.

WisdomTree Offers ETFs that Protect Against Rising Rates

WisdomTree Offers ETFs that Protect Against Rising Rates

This new ETF strategy can cause investors to be wary, and should be given time to prove what they can do.

How to Own Financials but Dodge LIBOR Rigging and New Scandals

How to Own Financials but Dodge LIBOR Rigging and New Scandals

Financial sector scandals have burned investors. But there is a way to own financials and still avoid the most troubled companies.

Aer Cap Holdings Pours $3 Billion into Finance Corporation

Aer Cap Holdings Pours $3 Billion into Finance Corporation

As bonds rotate, using caution with high-yielding vehicles creates potential for extreme volatility.

Why Have Conservative ETFs Struggled?

Why Have Conservative ETFs Struggled?

Successful ETF investing includes understanding what your funds are likely to do in all market conditions.

Two New Emerging Market Bond ETFs Avoid Interest Rate Risk

Two New Emerging Market Bond ETFs Avoid Interest Rate Risk

Investors need yield but don't want to get punished when rates rise.

Can It Possibly Be Time to Invest in Italy?

Can It Possibly Be Time to Invest in Italy?

Italy presents an opportunity for aggressive investors willing to make a contrarian trade.

ETF Space Grows Far Beyond BRICs

ETF Space Grows Far Beyond BRICs

The 'moving beyond BRICs to lesser-known countries' goal not yet up to par as latest ETF is not quite getting there.

Discipline Is the Most Important Attribute for Investors

Discipline Is the Most Important Attribute for Investors

Don't let this year's huge rally make you impatient and cause you to abandon your long-term strategy.