Jason Trennert

LEADING INVESTMENT STRATEGIST JASON TRENNERT IDENTIFIES FOUR MACRO THEMES SHAPING HIS PORTFOLIOS

January 6, 2023

Part 2 of 2

In the past, stock investing focused on individual companies and their specific attributes, with a relatively small percentage of the population participating. However, the markets have since expanded, and market participation, particularly through retirement accounts, has increased significantly. This has led to the realization that macro factors, such as the global economy, geopolitics, and domestic politics, are important to consider in investment decisions.

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LEADING STRATEGIST JASON TRENNERT IS UNCHARACTERISTICALLY BEARISH. HE EXPLAINS WHAT’S CHANGED

December 16, 2022

Part 1 of 2

A major theme for WEALTHTRACK in 2022 and will be in 2023 is what a difference a year makes. 

  • We’ve gone from lower for longer inflation to stunning acceleration,
  • Historically lower for longer interest rates to rapidly increasing ones, 
  • History-making monetary stimulus to rapid withdrawal, and
  • Liquidity-driven speculation in financial assets to risk aversion.  

With the exception of energy stocks, the market has taken a hit pretty much across the board.   

What further impact will these mega changes have on the economy and markets, and what will they mean for investors? 

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FINANCIAL THOUGHT LEADER, JASON TRENNERT ON THE FINANCIAL RISKS OF HIGHER INFLATION & INTEREST RATES

October 22, 2021

Talk about a seismic shift! Inflation is back with a vengeance.  Higher prices are being felt throughout the economy by consumers and businesses alike. 

The Consumer Price Index, the most widely followed measure of price moves at the retail level, has just experienced its biggest year-over-year increase since the early 1990s. 

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ELECTION PORTFOLIO STRATEGY – TRENNERT PART 1

October 30, 2020

One of the most striking financial characteristics of the pandemic experience has been the seeming disconnect between the economy and the stock market. The economy was severely damaged by the lockdown of business and sheltering in place policies put in effect earlier this year, but until this week the market has been rising with more stocks.
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LEADING INVESTMENT STRATEGIST JASON TRENNERT LAYS OUT THE BULLISH VS. BEARISH CASES MID SHUTDOWN

May 1, 2020

This week’s guest was concerned about high market valuations before the global pandemic hit and was recommending clients raise some cash.  It’s a call he and his team have reiterated since. 

He is Jason Trennert, Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Strategist of Strategas Research Partners,

Trennert and his team have been busier than ever assessing the macro effects of the pandemic shutdown including policy, the public, and private sectors of the economy and the markets. In a recent report to clients, Trennert laid out the main arguments in the bull vs. bear debate and where he and his team stand now.  As he put it, “In times of acute stress in the markets, I find myself doing less modeling and more thinking.” We asked him to share his investment thoughts. 

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