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

A Lump of Coal Could Be Nice for Your Portfolio

A Lump of Coal Could Be Nice for Your Portfolio

The outlook is cloudy, but coal just might be a good contrarian investment.

New Fund Goes for Yield in a Big Way

New Fund Goes for Yield in a Big Way

The fund is well diversified and offers a high yield, but it's not a cure-all, because it's very sensitive to interest rates.

Renewable Energy Is Important for Society, But Makes for Complicated Investing

Renewable Energy Is Important for Society, But Makes for Complicated Investing

Volatile stocks, creative destruction and government subsidies make this a very difficult space for investing.

The Interesting Value ETF You Don't Know

The Interesting Value ETF You Don't Know

First Trust has changed its large-cap value fund into an intriguing 'smart beta' fund.

Navigating Absolute Return ETFs

Navigating Absolute Return ETFs

Investors have many choices. Here are a few of the more popular ones.

Investing in Twitter Through ETFs

Investing in Twitter Through ETFs

A look at ETFs mostly like to add Twitter after the IPO.

Royal Mail Accelerates Privatization Timeline

Royal Mail Accelerates Privatization Timeline

The controversial deal could come as early as next month, will U.S. follow?

ETF Insiders Explain Where the Industry Is Headed

ETF Insiders Explain Where the Industry Is Headed

Top executives from WisdomTree, Global X and Emerging Global Advisors share their thoughts on the growing industry.

The Permanent Portfolio Proves to Be a Valid Strategy

The Permanent Portfolio Proves to Be a Valid Strategy

But it teaches a lesson about investment patience.

Can Preferred Stock ETFs Offer Protection Against Rising Rates?

Can Preferred Stock ETFs Offer Protection Against Rising Rates?

Income investors face a dilemman with rising interest rates. Preferred stock ETFs may be one solution.