Super Bowl weekend. Yesterday’s event has evolved into a spectacle beyond the two teams. Halftime show, LA celebrities, etc. One of the biggest changes in recent years has been the huge increase in sports gambling. Since the landmark Supreme Court ruling in 2018, over 30 states have now legalized gambling.
When I can, I spend a good chunk of my free time listening to financial podcasts or exploring rabbit holes of conversations on Twitter. I learn a lot about topics I otherwise would not have encountered, I learn about terms I otherwise would not know what they mean, and I learn
About a month ago, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was launched, starting its one-month-long journey to its destination, the Earth-sun Lagrange Point 2, roughly one million miles away1. The James Webb Space Telescope is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, which began its mission over 30 years ago. However,
After such a calm year, 2022 has been a rude awakening. It has been a rough start to the year. While the month isn’t over, January 2022 is shaping up to be one of the worst months we’ve had in the markets for a while. Currently, the S&P 500 is down
Since the Fed released their December FOMC meeting notes, there has been a lot of chatter about interest rates recently. They indicated in their notes that in order to battle inflation, rates may have to be raised sooner than expected. Some experts predict up to three rate hikes this year, with
As some of you may know, Apriem has been adding new staff. This week’s market update was written by one of our newest staff members, Kenneth Wolin. He serves on Apriem’s Investment Team as a Portfolio Administrator and is a member of our Investment Committee. Kenneth recently graduated from Cal State Fullerton where he
PROMOTIONS & EDUCATION: Christopher A. Whitaker, CFP®, AIF® Sr. Financial Advisor, Sr. Financial Planner Congratulations to Christopher Whitaker on the well-deserved promotion to Sr. Financial Advisor & Sr. Financial Planner! Christopher has been a key member at Apriem for the last five years. An incredible communicator, he navigates
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A few weeks back I discussed the five biggest topics that were giving many investors, including myself, indigestion. I wanted to follow up on that article and how these issues not only impact the broader society, but our investments. 5.) Politics: I think the massive government spending during COVID (good and bad)