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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.

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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 15, 2014 | 7:15 AM EDT
The announcement early this morning that a second healthcare worker in Dallas has contracted Ebola should send the stocks of the companies most...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 15, 2014 | 6:45 AM EDT
The power generation sector in India relies heavily upon coal and shortages of it are reaching critical levels that could begin to have a...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 14, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT

This is the real reason behind the appreciation of the dollar.

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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 13, 2014 | 4:20 PM EDT
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/11/us-banks-derivatives-regulatio... (Reuters) - The $700 trillion financial derivatives industry has agreed...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 13, 2014 | 3:51 PM EDT
The water companies are almost all positive today. This sector has not been performing as positively this year as I've been expecting given the...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 13, 2014 | 8:05 AM EDT
As a follow up to my column last week, Oil and the Limits to Growth, I'm working on a series of columns for this week that will introduce the...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 9, 2014 | 4:20 PM EDT

Examining the widening gap between price and the consumer.

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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 9, 2014 | 3:46 PM EDT
Every Russian ADR, ETF, and CEF is negative today, other than the Direxion inverse fund. The majority are very near or even below the lows put in...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 9, 2014 | 12:59 PM EDT
Mortgage REIT's are doing well today; Agency and Hybrid Agency / Non-Agency. Office and Healthcare REIT's are too, but Hospitality (Hotel / Lodging...
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Roger Arnold

 | Oct 8, 2014 | 5:00 PM EDT

These skies are not investor friendly.

Shares of Amazon (AMZN) have been trading within a set of Fibonacci retracements measured ...
Flat day in the market at mid-day. Lots of commentary around OPEC meeting tomorrow. Court...
Shares of home improvement retailer Lowe's began a healthy pullback yesterday. The s...
While E&P may struggle with low oil, refiners can handle any oil price, they run off t...

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