2019 Q1 Newsletter Founder’s Message We enter the new year with new challenges. The strong headwinds coming at us from the global economy and our own government are broad and loud,
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
By Benjamin Lau, CFA, Chief Investment Officer I dislike generalizations like “the market,” but last year deserves an exception. In 2018, every market was down, and the best investment was cash. Stocks at home and
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
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,
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.