Ethan Roberts
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Ethan Roberts is a stock and real estate investor, and a financial writer. He has taught courses for more than a decade in the Jacksonville, Fla., area on investing for retirement and investing in residential real estate. Ethan is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida and served as the real estate editor of a major newsletter, The Tycoon Report, for three years.

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Recent Articles

5 Reasons NOT to Own Housing Stocks in 2014

Nov. 21, 2013, 10:46 am EDT – After a blistering 18-month performance, housing stocks have weakened and look to continue underperforming. Here are five reasons to avoid them in 2014. More 

Insider Trading: The Case That Could Change It All

Nov. 20, 2013, 7:57 am EDT – Determining when company insiders are breaking SEC rules around stock transactions is not always easy. In fact, there's almost no inconspicuous time to conduct insider trading. More 

Walmart Earnings Up, But WMT Cuts Q4 Outlook

Nov. 14, 2013, 9:35 am EDT – Thursday morning's Walmart earnings report had a little to like, but a lot to worry about, prompting an early-morning slide in WMT stock. More 

Real Estate Investing Made Easy With This REIT ETF

Nov. 8, 2013, 6:00 am EDT – Want to invest in real estate? Play real estate investment trust stocks with this top REIT ETF, which is poised for a comeback in 2014. More 

Could Uncertainty Crush Housing Stocks?

Oct. 17, 2013, 2:34 pm EDT – Investors in housing stocks had to rely on the estimated housing starts data this morning. Such uncertainty could easily weigh on names like LEN and KBH. More 

LEN, KBH Earnings Were Killer — But Proceed With Caution

Sep. 25, 2013, 9:01 am EDT – Lennar Homes (LEN) and KB Home (KBH) both handily beat earnings expectations yesterday, but higher interest rates could put an end to that party eventually. More 

How Real Estate Changed 5 Years After Lehman Bros.

Sep. 20, 2013, 1:58 pm EDT – Five years after the Lehman Bros. collapse, the real estate market has been peppered with new regulations ... and has a whole new outlook. More 

Brinker’s Insider Selling Is a Scary Sign

Sep. 6, 2013, 2:12 pm EDT – A lot of Brinker's insiders have been selling the stock recently, and things don't look good for the company. But one competitor is looking great right now. More 

When Is Insider Selling a Bad Sign?

Sep. 5, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – Insider selling doesn't always mean investors should run for the exits. Find out which signs say you can ignore insider selling -- and which say you can't. More 

Dollar General Could Be About to Break Out

Sep. 4, 2013, 11:40 am EDT – Dollar General stock opened higher this morning after the discounter beat analysts expectations. That's a good sign for DG, and for the broader sector. More