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
Whatever Happens, Gold Stands to Gain
The various economic narratives are universally positive for gold.
Globalization's Failure Will Demand Fiscal Intervention
It's time to put globalization on hold as nationalist blowback increases.
Bond Market Turbulence Is Normal
A prevalent strategy appears to be 'shoot first and ask questions later.'
Have Faith in Mortgage REITs
Never mind what happened in 2013; they're the best options available for retail investors.