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Brendan Erne, CFA

What is Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)?

What is Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)?

Today is Earth Day, and in honor of our planet, we wanted to talk about Socially Responsible Investing, or SRI. At Personal Capital, we’re pleased to include SRI as part of our holistic investment management offering. With our Socially Responsible...
Weekly Market Digest: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Weekly Market Digest: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

The S&P 500 ended its eight day winning streak Tuesday after the U.S. announced potential tariffs on European goods, sparking fears of another trade war. The decline was short-lived, however, and stocks resumed their upward march following the Fed...
Weekly Market Digest: Trade Talk Prompts a Thursday Reversal

Weekly Market Digest: Trade Talk Prompts a Thursday Reversal

Global equities started the week strong, maintaining their positive momentum until Thursday’s dour news on the U.S.-China trade front sparked a reversal. Foreign equities fell the hardest, although a midday Friday rally allowed U.S. stocks to stay above...
Weekly Market Digest: Is The Selloff Over?

Weekly Market Digest: Is The Selloff Over?

Global equities continued their upward march on the back of last week’s positive jobs report and dovish comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. Trade talks between China and U.S. also showed signs of progress, adding fuel to the rally. The positive...