Dear Valued Friends and Clients, Our investment committee creates this podcast for you to tackle a variety of issues pertinent to investors. The mass increase in the popularity of index funds is the latest topic, only we don’t do it with the dryness and academic focus many advisors may pour on this topic. Rather, we […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, We devote nearly the entire Dividend Café this week to a discussion of this market, and the great discussion dominating break rooms, hotel bars, and maybe your dining room as to when markets may break. The intensified stories this week around North Korea should presumably have better armed those that […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, It has been an overwhelming week in terms of market action, as earnings season hits its crescendo, and analyst calls are aplenty. Outside of the individual stock results and outlooks that matter so much to investors, the political scene continues to require appropriate comprehension, and there has been no shortage […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, Earnings season is off and with it a refreshing focus on company results vs. Washington D.C. dysfunction or central banks. Heaven forbid, though, that just because we had a plethora of companies we own report their results this week, that we should be spared more headlines from the nation’s capital, […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, I re-read the Dividend Café this week after its drafting was complete, and I decided that (unintentionally) it was a bit more cerebral than it often is. Topics like the ones covered below invite certain buzz words and concepts that may seem advanced, but really I believe are presented this […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, This week’s Dividend Café is as devoted to summarizing and analyzing market action from the first half of 2017 as could be expected, but there are some topical intrusions that warrant attention – namely, this mad man in North Korea and what their perpetual nuisances represent in terms of geopolitical […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends – Near the end of this week’s Dividend Café you will see our most recent updated analysis of various indicators about the dreaded “bear market territory,” and you can determine for yourself what the data appears to be suggesting. We think this week’s issue covers the gamut of truly pertinent […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, It was not an especially significant week in the stock market, but it was quite an eventful week in the oil markets. We spend a lot of time in this week’s video addressing that subject. And in our written Dividend Café we not only cover the right posture to take towards […]
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David L. Bahnsen
Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer
David is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business and is a regular contributor to National Review and Forbes. David serves on the Board of Directors for the National Review Institute and is a founding Trustee for Pacifica Christian High School of Orange County.
He is the author of the books, Crisis of Responsibility: Our Cultural Addiction to Blame and How You Can Cure It (Post Hill Press) and The Case for Dividend Growth: Investing in a Post-Crisis World (Post Hill Press).
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