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Investors Shift Toward Stocks, Driven by ‘Fear of Missing Out’

Stocks have stabilized and investors are taking note, with some analysts expecting growth to continue despite a projected economic slowdown. This is driving many investors to scramble to better position themselves in the stock market. Our CIO Benjamin Lau commented on this latest trend in an article reported by The Wall Street Journal. Here is

2019-04-04T16:53:22+00:00April 4th, 2019|Apriem In The News|

Market Plunge Triggers Searches for “Recession,” “Yield Curve”

As the stock market implodes, the general public began looking for answers online. One of the most searched for terms on Google was "yield curve inversion," a data point that investors use to predict recessions. Our CIO Benjamin Lau explains what's fueling this negative sentiment in an article reported by Bloomberg.  Here is an excerpt:

2019-03-22T22:21:56+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Apriem In The News|

CIO is Optimistic about Economy Despite Falling Dow

With the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling, market participants continue to worry about ongoing Chinese trade negotiations, as well as slowing economic growth, Apriem’s Benjamin Lau explains… "If the economy was stronger, these trade talks wouldn't be as concerning," said Benjamin Lau, chief investment officer of Apriem Advisors. "We think the economy is going

2019-02-08T23:27:02+00:00February 8th, 2019|Apriem In The News|

CIO Lau Discusses Geopolitics As Trade Woes Weigh on the Dow

With a key index plunging 300 points after the holiday weekend, the government shutdown got replaced by the trade war for the No. 1 source of economic anxiety. Apriem’s Ben Lau explains... "It’s a combination of a lot of things; the government shutdown, lowering growth expectations for the world and the U.S., earnings estimates," said Benjamin

2019-01-23T00:56:15+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Apriem In The News|

Lau: ‘Emotionally Driven’ Market Takes Drastic Turns

After plunging 600 points in the morning, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained all of its losses back - and then some.  But the uncertainty that still persists makes it difficult to call a bottom, Apriem CIO Benjamin Lau tells CNBC. Below is an excerpt from the article: Benjamin Lau, chief investment officer of Apriem

2018-12-27T22:04:37+00:00December 27th, 2018|Apriem In The News|

Dow Rallies a Historic 1,000 Points in Wild End-of-Year Session

Following the stock market's worst Christmas Eve, traders "bought the dip" and sent the indexes soaring higher for an equally historic surge. However, Apriem's Benjamin Lau warns that sellers aren't through with this market yet. Below is an excerpt for the article in USA Today. "I’m not convinced this is a turnaround rally," said Benjamin Lau,

2018-12-27T18:22:53+00:00December 27th, 2018|Apriem In The News|

Stocks Plunge on Christmas Eve, Apriem’s Benjamin Lau Explains

With the government shut down and political chaos taking center stage, the stock market joined in on the panic in a shortened session before the holiday. However, economic fundamentals remain solid, Lau tells USA Today. Below is an excerpt from the article: "The government shutdown doesn’t destroy the economy per se, but it destroys investors' appetites

2018-12-26T19:05:37+00:00December 26th, 2018|Apriem In The News|

Apriem’s CIO Warns of Global Slowdown as Dow Plunges 300 Points

After being down by as much as 308.31 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average settled with a dip of about 200 points amid concerns of cratering gas prices and disappointing data out of China. Apriem's Chief Investment Officer, Benjamin Lau, discussed the trend with CNBC. Below is an excerpt of the article: "The overall trend

2018-11-10T00:24:03+00:00November 10th, 2018|Apriem In The News|

Apriem’s Lau discusses stock stability after midterm election with Bloomberg

Even though it occurred as predicted, the stock market stability after the midterm election came as a relief to many. Apriem’s Benjamin Lau tells Bloomberg that may went long just because the uncertainty had passed. At Apriem’ Advisors in Irvine, California, chief investment officer Benjamin Lau lowered cash to 15 percent from 20 percent just

2018-11-08T23:24:19+00:00November 8th, 2018|Apriem In The News|