Dear Valued Clients and Friends – This week’s Dividend Cafe podcast with the entire TBG Investment Committee almost makes it without talking about the trade war, the Fed, or Presidential tweets (not quite). But what we do accomplish this week is a digestible, succinct, informative talk on how portfolios are often constructed, and how they […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, The markets resumed high levels of volatility this week, and on Wednesday as the Fed went forward with their fourth interest rate hike this year, the market went up 350 points, then went down over 500 points, then came back a couple hundred points, all in an hour or so, […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, Markets reversed their bullish movements of the last two weeks this week, as headwinds over global economic conditions persist. We have a significant focus on politics and trade this week (see our Politics & Money section), for rather obvious reasons. But we also visit present market sentiment, look at catalysts […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, What a difference a week makes. On October 29, the Dow went as low as 24,122 in the middle of the day, and now, at press time, we closed Wednesday end of day trading at 26,180 – a full 2,000 points higher in just a tad over a week. And […]
Dear Valued Clients and Friends, I could practically skip this week’s market commentary to talk about Michael Phelps. That is how much I have enjoyed watching this first week of the Olympics and particularly the incredible story of this simply dominant athlete. In a year where the election has taken so much energy and joy […]
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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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