Date: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Topic: Incorporating the Political Economy Into Investing
Speaker: Bob Pugh, CFA, CFP, President, Insight Wealth Management, Inc.
Investors often make the mistake of basing their investment decisions entirely on quantitative measures and management evaluation, overlooking macro political factors. Firm-specific factors can be overwhelmed in both the short and long runs by national and global political dimensions. Understanding political impacts can greatly improve an investor’s assessment of risk. Insights will be offered on how current political trends affect stock market sectors.