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 […]
Congratulations! We are proud to announce that HighTower Twickenham Private Wealth Advisor, Rob Warren, recently earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation. While financial and estate planning have both been cornerstones of the HighTower Twickenham practice for decades, Rob chose to devote over 600 hours throughout the past 15 months toward this achievement to better serve our […]
All financial success comes from acting on a plan. – Nick Murray We’ve all had this happen. You’re running errands when you happen to bump into a friend. You barely recognize this friend of yours because they’ve lost so much weight that they look half dead or mildly starved. You ask, “What the heck happened […]
Markets look a lot less efficient from the banks of the Hudson than from the banks of the Charles. -Fischer Black Besides the insurance industry, I cannot think of another industry more driven by statistics than the investment industry. This is ironic because the market is probably the most unpredictable force of nature. Just last […]
The Fairy Queen has sent you to do brave deeds in this world. That High City that you see is in another world. Before you climb the path to it and hang your shield on its wall, go down into the valley and fight the dragon that you were sent to fight. ― Margaret Hodges, […]
It’s never paid to bet against America. -Warren Buffett It looks like Buffett misspelled “ ‘Merica” is his allocution above. But his thought is true none-the-less. There are a few intrinsic reasons why this is so. However, I want to name 8 current tailwinds that should help propel the global markets to even higher heights […]
“…as it is often said, rare diseases considered together are not so rare!” – Genome.gov In Huntsville, Alabama, we are exposed to on-going research in genomics through the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. One of their research initiatives that stands out to me is that rare genetic diseases are rare on their own…but together, they are […]
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. – Warren Buffett You’ve determined that you need and/or want to invest in the stock market. You are attracted to the liquidity, easy access and relatively trustworthy information of public companies (stocks) as well as historical returns of the stock market. To meet your retirement […]
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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.
Lauren Pearson, CFP®,
serves as Managing Director and Partner for HighTower Twickenham.
Lauren has a deep background working with attorneys and has studied at length their compensation structure and typical wealth trajectory. Through her research, portfolio construction and planning techniques she has created an effective way to help provide enhanced value across the stages of the attorney wealth lifecycle, and she shares this knowledge through the blog, Consilium.
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