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

Trump Tax Cuts Are Great for Stocks, Not for Consumers

Trump Tax Cuts Are Great for Stocks, Not for Consumers

Trump's proposal may be great for the stock market, but not for the consumer.

The Problem With Tax Cuts

The Problem With Tax Cuts

Trump's proposal may be great for the stock market but not for the consumer.

The Real Issue With Housing and the Fed

The Real Issue With Housing and the Fed

Trimming the Fed's balance sheet raises questions about what FOMC members know about the economy.

The Less the Fed Knows, the Better for Housing

The Less the Fed Knows, the Better for Housing

Trimming the Fed's balance sheet raises questions about what FOMC members know about the economy.

When War Is a Win-Win Scenario

When War Is a Win-Win Scenario

How to look at defence contractors in light of global geopolitical tensions and economic realities.