OUR INSIGHTS

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Angeles Wealth and Angeles Investment Advisors produce and disseminate regular information to our clients about world economies and financial markets. We also give our opinion on opportunities and concerns, and how we are positioning portfolios accordingly.

Our professionals are frequently interviewed by the financial media, and invited speakers at events for other financial professionals and the general public.

RECENT BLOG POSTS

  • For What It’s Worth

    AUG 21, 2017

    In the summer of 1966, throngs of young people crowded the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles to hear their favorite bands. Over at the Sunset Tower, Jim Morrison and the Doors were the house band, finishing...

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  • Toes in the Sand

    JUL 20, 2017

    For me, and I think I speak for everyone on the planet, the feeling of warm sand between the toes is one of life’s great pleasures. And for virtually everyone on the planet, including those of us who ...

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  • Not Dead Yet

    JUL 13, 2017

    According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the self-acclaimed arbiter of economic debate in this country, the current economic expansion began in June 2009, meaning we just passed e...

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  • Humans! What Are They Good For?

    JUN 29, 2017

    It looks like the world is turning against humans. I’ve talked before about the rise of robots in manufacturing (2016 Angeles Independent School Endowment Symposium…see graph below). But robots are ta...

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  • Beware Parabolas and Populists

    JUN 13, 2017

    In scouring the world for investment opportunities, the chart above caught my attention. It shows the year-to-date performance of the Caracas stock exchange, more than tripling from around 30,000 to o...

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  • Economics in Action

    JUN 13, 2017

    The intersection of supply and demand determines price and quantity: there is no more fundamental principle of economics (see graph below). We rarely see this principle in action because prices for mo...

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  • Job Growth is Falling. The Sky is Not.

    JUN 02, 2017

    Today’s jobs report was disappointing: only 138,000 net new jobs created in May (the consensus had it pegged at 182,000), another 66,000 lost in revisions to the prior two months, the three-month aver...

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  • Hope and Reality

    APR 06, 2017

    Why is everyone so happy? Well, maybe not everyone, but a lot of people are as optimistic as they’ve been in a long while. Start by looking at consumer confidence, as collated by the Conference Board ...

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  • Chasing the Red Baron

    MAR 31, 2017

    You can’t eat relative returns is an old aphorism. It sounds like it could come out of Poor Richard’s Almanac (Benjamin Franklin), and I’m not really sure of its origin, but it means that we (investor...

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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • June 2017

    RIA INSTITUTE

    Jonathan Foster, Advisory Board & Speaker

    Boston, MA
  • May 2017

    CFA INSTITUTE - Defining Value in an RIA

    Jonathan Foster, Presenter

    Webinar
  • April 2017

    RIA INSTITUTE

    Jonathan Foster, Advisory Board & Speaker

    Chicago, IL
  • January 2017

    2017 ANGELES INVESTMENT ADVISORS FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM

    Michael Rosen, Speaker

    Los Angeles, CA
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