The moment our little ones arrive, we begin mapping out their lives with big dreams and successful futures. We strive to ensure they have all the opportunities to achieve their goals in life, and one of the most helpful ways to support them is to start saving early for education. Rob Warren, CFP® and Private […]
“Our favorite holding period is forever.” -Warren Buffett, 1988 letter to shareholders For Q2 2018, the blended earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 is 24.6%. The blended sales growth rate for the S&P 500 for Q2 2018 is 9.9% (FactSet). Source: FactSet Trade talks continue to unfold between the United States and China. The […]
Congratulations! Congratulations to one of our Founding Partners and Managing Directors of our practice, Mr. W.F. Sanders. He recently earned Lifetime Achievement Honorable Mention of the 2018 Invest in Others Awards! Standing out among hundreds of nominees from around the world, he was nominated largely for his 30 plus years of actively giving back to Huntsville Hospital and the Huntsville […]
Part 3 This blog is part of a 3-part series featuring travel tips to help plan your perfect vacation. Summer is winding down, and the end of vacation planning and adventuring is coming to a close for many of us. In our 3-part blog series of Planning Your Perfect Vacation, we provide you with helpful tips and tools to make […]
“One of the greatest ways to avoid trouble is to keep it simple.” – Charlie Munger Overall, markets continue to be sensitive to news regarding international trade negotiations, geopolitical tensions, etc. Quietly, the largest corporations in the world are earning more money, hiring more people, and producing more products. We expect earnings for the second […]
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. – Socrates One of the wisest men the world has ever seen wrote, […]
Part 2 This blog is part of a 3-part series featuring travel tips to help plan your perfect vacation. As we sink our toes deeper into the sand or set sail for an island off the coast, vacation season is in full swing. In our 3-part blog series of Planning your Perfect Vacation, we’re providing helpful tips and tools to […]
It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. – Warren Buffett Lately, it seems many investors are very fee conscience when it comes to mutual funds, hedge funds, ETFs and financial advisors. With the miracle of compound interest at work, fee-consciousness makes sense. Just […]
Part 1 This blog is part of a 3-part series featuring travel tips to help plan your perfect vacation. The weather is warming, the school year is ending and vacation season is just around the corner! Sailing away for a weekend or flying across the world for an extended time can be an exciting adventure, but all the […]
If you think the market’s ‘too high,’ wait ’til you see it 20 years from now. – Nick Murray I want to use this week’s blog post to share some things that we are seeing in the markets right now. So without further ado: Corporate earnings are better than expected. We are currently seeing a […]
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John Gibson, CFA®
serves as HighTower Twickenham’s Financial Analyst and has spent almost 10 years specializing in finance. He earned a degree with Honors in Finance and is a CFA® charterholder.
Finance Friday is a blog that captures insightful yet witty market commentary along with thought leadership. Throughout the blog, John shares his passion for portfolio management that he provides to our clients while illuminating investment strategies and solutions.
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