Reopening of the US Economy Sparks Another Rally & Where Do We Go From Here? The spectacular rally in the United States Financial Markets off the March 23rd lows has everyone on Wall Street scratching their heads. The gains have been better than expected and show why it is so important to maintain your composure in the middle of market ...
The European Union’s executive arm proposed a new fiscal stimulus package of as much as 750 billion euros ($823 billion) in an unprecedented push to overcome the deepest recession in living memory. Wednesday’s announcement last week lifts the Eurozone fiscal stimulus to 27.6% of GDP (from 21.4% two weeks ago). And with monetary stimulus at ...
Market Breadth Has Improved – Another Great Sign for the Bulls!!! The financial markets have turned in another respectable week and the fixed income markets continue to improve as well. The most encouraging sign of the rally this week is that market breadth has expanded. The market is no longer focused on just the technology and the pharmaceutical names. Investors are ...
Friends and Clients, Positive News on Vaccine Candidates and a Re-Opening of the U.S. Economy Excites the Bulls Another crazy week for the United States financial markets as investors absorbed more news related to movement on a vaccine to treat the COVID-19 virus. The Dow Jones Industrial average rallied over 900 points on Monday, after news from Moderna that their Phase I COVID-19 vaccine ...
Last week finished positive Thursday and Friday but ended down more than 2% for the week after China tensions flared when the Commerce Department took measures to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei. The House also passed a $3T stimulus bill that didn’t have much impact due to the likelihood it would get held up ...
US Stocks Pull Back After Impressive Run US Stocks are taking a breather after an impressive three-and half-week advance. Investors have become a little too complacent considering the global pandemic and related economic fallout continues. News of a possible vaccine candidate advancing or a better COVID-19 therapeutic would certainly help Wall Street recover more quickly from its latest setback. Keep in mind, pull backs during market advances are normal. Market rallies can get ahead of ...
April’s ADP private employment report came in last week as bad as expected, declining 20.236m vs. 20.550m consensus. March’s figure was revised down to -149k from -27k, underscoring that the employment backdrop had weakened earlier than previously assumed. This is the weakest print in the series history, by a long shot (previous low was –835k ...
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Lars founded Triad Wealth Stewardship, now known as HighTower Bellevue, to deliver a personalized, custom approach to financial planning and family wealth stewardship to clients. He leads the team with over 30 years of experience.
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Dan brings over two decades of knowledge in equity markets, manager research and selection, as well as portfolio construction to the team. He values the multi-leveled relationships he shares with clients and partners to help them achieve their financial goals.
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Randy helps drive client success based on four critical elements: estate planning, tax planning, risk management and insurance. His belief that clients want more from a financial advisor drives him to consult in 401(k) and personal financial plans, creating an integrated & comprehensive approach.
Michael Policar is a Wealth Manager at HighTower Bellevue. Michael brings a passion for the financial markets and over 6 years of wealth management experience to the team. For Michael, the combination of a value investing philosophy and continuous studies of behavioral psychology, financial advice was not a career choice, it was a calling.
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