Category Archives: Wealth and Asset Management

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT March 1, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Better Growth, Rebounding Earnings, and Trumpian Hope Lift Common Stock Prices. After posting moderate increases during January, common stock prices posted further gains during February, boosted by signs of an improving economic backdrop, a continued rebound in operating earnings, and hope that better times are […]

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT February 1, 2017 I.  Equity Markets A.  Confidence Measures Soar, Trump’s Dizzying Pace. Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45 president of the United States on January 20, and investors celebrated by pushing the DJIA above 20,000 for the first time three trading days later.  The surge in optimism among investors, consumers, […]

Federal Reserve Remains on Hold…

Joseph T. Keating is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, and Head of Wealth Management for CenterState Bank.  Mr. Keating is frequently quoted on economic and financial market trends in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Associated Press, and local newspapers across the nation. Federal Reserve Remains on Hold, Looks to Hike Before Year End. The […]

Investment Strategy Statement | December 1, 2016

CenterState Wealth Management I. Equity Markets A. The Stock Market’s Historic Run. The selling pressure in common stocks, which built during October as investors turned cautious in front of the most contentious and polarizing presidential election in recent history, spilled over into early November with the S&P 500 hitting a nine day skid — its […]

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A Note to Our Clients November 9, 2016 Expect Policies Which Will Boost Economic Growth. The financial markets are relatively calm this morning after selling off sharply last evening when the initial signs of Mr. Trump winning the election began to surface. We will now find out how much of what Mr. Trump said during […]