Roger Arnold

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 Articles By The Author

Healthcare Stalemate Could Have Catastrophic Consequences

Healthcare Stalemate Could Have Catastrophic Consequences

Because much of the Trump and Republican party agenda is predicated on healthcare reform, nothing can get done until that happens -- or they change course.

Economic Divide Is Widening and Worsening

Economic Divide Is Widening and Worsening

The situation isn't temporary.

Trump's Economic Agenda Could Get Derailed, Even by Trump

Trump's Economic Agenda Could Get Derailed, Even by Trump

The positive trajectory is often overlooked.

Truth Be Told (and It Seldom Is), Trump Is Getting It Right

Truth Be Told (and It Seldom Is), Trump Is Getting It Right

Media have become a platform for opinion, obscuring the administration's successes.

Somebody Needs to Do the Math

Somebody Needs to Do the Math

'BeLIEfs' on sovereign debt and insolvency defy mathematical logic.