A rare interview with Cornerstone Macro’s Investment Strategist, François Trahan, who has once again been named the number one ranked strategist on Wall Street by Institutional Investor magazine, as he has been for eight of the last ten years. Trahan has been a stock market bull since the fall of 2011, Still Bullish when the recovery and the markets looked very dicey. Since then he has stuck to his guns and the market has proven him right. What’s his view now? Despite faltering growth in much of the world, rising geopolitical risks and the U.S. stock markets regularly flirting with record highs, he says the U.S. bull market still has several years to run. He’ll explain why. Continue Reading »
In 2013 Wall Street’s number one ranked investment strategist, François Trahan joined several other former colleagues to launch Cornerstone Macro, a new investment firm specializing in macroeconomics, investment strategy and political research. In a rare television interview we asked Trahan about the best part of starting a new firm.
Even the most hard-core stock pickers on Wall Street watch out for big picture events that can move markets. But which macro events matter most? Fed “tapering”? The slowdown in China? The housing recovery? Two investment research stars will be exclusively on WEALTHTRACK this week: Nancy Lazar and François Trahan both left their previous firms to become founding partners in Cornerstone Macro, devoted solely to macro economics, policy and strategy. What they identify as the next emerging market will surprise you! Continue Reading »