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PREMIUM: DIMELLA

July 10, 2019

SEISMIC MUNICIPAL BOND CHANGES

Seismic shifts in the municipal bond markets and the portfolios of award-winning muni manager Robert DiMella.

The nearly $4 trillion dollar municipal bond market is attracting record amounts of investor money. Year-to-date more than $40 billion has poured into municipal bond funds, one of the highest inflows on record.

One key factor for muni’s attractiveness is the higher taxes being paid by many individual taxpayers following the tax reform bill, which was passed in 2017 but took effect in 2018.

The combination of higher tax rates and a dearth of income globally are adding to the allure of municipal bonds.

On this week’s show, top muni fund manager Robert DiMella says there are other factors at work as well which are causing a seismic shift in the municipal bond market and a significant change in strategy at his firm.

PREMIUM: BROWNE & SPEARS

June 13, 2019

CLASSIC VALUE / MODERN RESULTS

Classic value investing delivering modern outperformance. In a https://www.wealthtrack.com exclusive, Tweedy, Browne’s senior portfolio managers explain their Ben Graham/Warren Buffett approach.

HOW DO YOU APPLY SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING PRINCIPLES TO YOUR PORTFOLIO?

June 7, 2019
As it’s currently fundraising season on public television WEALTHTRACK might not be airing on your local station, so we are revisiting a recent interview on the topic of impact investing. You can watch the episode again here.

NEW THIS WEEK…
In this week’s EXTRA feature we’ll share a link to a report about how you apply socially responsible investing principles to your portfolio from the forum for sustainable and responsible investment. It is a roadmap for professional investors which is also useful for individuals and anyone managing money. Continue Reading »

SECULAR RISK & THREATS TO LONGTERM TOP LINE & EARNINGS GROWTH ARE INCREASING WITH CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

May 31, 2019
It’s the first week of the spring fundraising season on Public Television, so WEALTHTRACK might not be airing on your local channel. Consequently, we are revisiting a recent exclusive interview with Fund Manager of Year winner David Giroux on the growing secular risks in companies. You can watch the episode again here.

NEW THIS WEEK…
One of the most shocking and intriguing insights shared by this week’s guest David Giroux, Head of Investment Strategy at T. Rowe Price is that 31% of S&P 500 companies are being disrupted by secular risk and the threats to their long term top line and earnings growth are increasing, as are the number of companies affected. A huge source of the risk is changing technology. A large group of T. Rowe Price’s portfolio managers and analysts recently returned from the firm’s annual trip to Silicon Valley where they pick the brains of top executives of leading tech-oriented companies. The firm is sharing its findings with us in their recently published report, “Technological Innovation and Disruption.” It’s a fascinating read. Continue Reading »

PREMIUM: APPIO & HSIAO

May 16, 2019

CHINA’S CHALLENGES VS. OPPORTUNITIES

Is China worth the investment risk? Pros & cons with a sovereign risk expert and China fund manager

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