Weekly Stock Market Update with EP Wealth Advisors Director of Portfolio Strategy - Adam Phillips, CFA®, CFP®
Often quoted in major national media, Adam is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), and has been included on the Forbes NextGen Best-in-State Wealth Advisors 2019 list. He is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles and the CFA Institute. Adam helps establish asset allocation strategy as a member of the EP Wealth Investment Committee, which supports all EP Wealth Advisors and their clients. The Committee’s top-down approach to portfolio construction begins with an outlook on the economy’s likely direction, followed by the implications for different economic sectors and asset classes. This culminates in strategic selection of the individual stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other investments deemed most appropriate for each individual client’s portfolio.
Market Update Topics for Week of July 26th
- Interest rates are low.
- Liquidity is still flowing and cash is looking for higher rates of return.
- Earnings growth, while decelerating, is still strong.
- Monetary policy remains extremely accommodative.
- Talk of fiscal stimulus continues to lend support.
- COVID vaccines are still working as economy reopens
- Breadth of the Market - Mega-cap stocks are still working
- The propensity to buy on weakness
Market Update Host
The Informed Investor Market Update is hosted by Rob Black, a 20 year radio veteran. You can listen to his show "Rob Black and Your Money" on KDOW from 7 am to 9 am Monday through Friday in the bay area, as well as a podcast on Apple, Sticher, iHeart Radio, and Spotify.
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