It has certainly been a crazy start to the year when it comes to the market. In this episode of 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙈𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙮 𝙈𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙢, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Tom Kennedy hosts Global Wealth Advisors President Kris Maksimovich for a midyear recap. With the comical sparring we have come to appreciate, they offer us a year-to-date report card before jumping into a bulls vs. bears discussion on inflation, interest rates, oil, the technology/stay-at-home stocks, and cryptocurrency*.
*This podcast is intended strictly for educational purposes only and is not a recommendation for or against cryptocurrency.
Guest Bio: Kris Maksimovich, AIF®, CRPC®, CRC®
Kris is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary ®, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor ™, Certified Retirement Counselor, and has passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ certification exam. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 66 securities registrations with Commonwealth Financial Network ® and is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Host Bio: Tom Kennedy, CFP®
Tom joined Global Wealth Advisors (GWA) in our Houston, Texas office in 2018 and became a managing partner in 2021. With over a dozen years of experience, he serves as our host of Your Money Momentum, a GWA podcast on financially related topics. He also serves as host of the Ask Tom Anything Facebook page, a GWA program sharing video updates, commentary on hot topics, and fielding questions.
Tom graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification which is awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He also earned the Climate Change and Investment Academy Certificate through a partnership between Columbia University’s Earth Institute and Alliance Bernstein, and FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 securities registrations with Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor.
Midyear Recap: Find it Fast
1:52 YTD Summary
5:50 Interest Rates
12:50 Tech Stocks/Stay-at-Home Stocks
18:50 Headwinds and Tailwinds
21:15 COVID-19 effect on the market
22:42 International markets and oil
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