2019 was a strong year for the financial markets with equities posting robust gains. Are we likely to see a repeat of that performance in 2020 or are we poised for lower returns? In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Portfolio Managers Charles Rinehart and Dan Barnett recap what happened in 2019 and provide an outlook for 2020.
2019 was an eventful year for the global economy, filled with geopolitical disputes and decelerating global growth. In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Economic Strategist Brandon Zureick and Portfolio Manager Skye Barry recap what happened in 2019 and provide our current views on the chance of recession. They highlight the key indicators we’re watching to judge the health of the economy and provide our thoughts on phase one of the trade agreement between the United States and China.
Equity Income is one of our primary equity investment strategies at Johnson Investment Counsel. Our clients participate in this approach both through a mutual fund and individual stock portfolios. In this edition of the Research Edge, Portfolio Manager Charles Rinehart and Associate Portfolio Manager Tony Miliano introduce the Johnson Equity Income Fund and the goals it seeks to achieve. They highlight our belief in the importance of investing in only the highest quality stocks and valuation's key role when making purchase decisions.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Industrials Research Analyst Bryan Andress joins Portfolio Manager Jon McEvoy to discuss the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. They provide a practical explanation of how tariffs work, recap the major U.S. policy changes, and discuss the impact on U.S. companies.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager David Theobald joins Simon Buchman to introduce the yield curve and why it's used as an economic indicator.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Portfolio Manager Dale Coates joins Laura Mattern to discuss what happened in the markets in 2018 and what to potentially expect going forward.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Consumer Analyst Joe Edelstein and Portfolio Manager Michael Stanis break down Procter & Gamble's recent Investor Day. Joe examines management's key priorities, assesses the investment community's reaction to the event, and discusses activist investor Nelson Peltz's impact on the company.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Research Analyst Chris Godby breaks down Apple's new iPhones and discusses what he believes is the company's biggest risk.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Economic Strategist Brandon Zureick and Portfolio Manager Scott Wyckoff address tension over global trade. Brandon discusses the Trump Administration's trade goals, recent tariff implementations, and potential economic implications if the "trade war" escalates.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Research Analyst Aaron Taylor and Portfolio Manager Jon McEvoy discuss the recent jump in gas prices, provide an outlook for the remainder of the year, and discuss the impact on the equity markets and energy sector.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Research Analyst Joe Edelstein and Portfolio Manager Scott Wyckoff break down the "Amazon Effect." They discuss how Amazon's eCommerce leadership is disrupting the retail landscape and examine how Ohio-based companies like Kroger and Macy's are responding.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge, Economic Strategist Brandon Zureick and Associate Portfolio Manager Sandy Appel provide an Economic Outlook for 2018.
JIC Portfolio Manager Charles Rinehart recaps what happened in the equity markets in 2017 and provides an outlook on what to expect in 2018.
JIC Research Analysts Chris Godby and Joe Edelstein provide an update on the 2017 Holiday Shopping season.
In this edition of the JIC Research Edge video series, Economic Strategist Brandon Zureick discusses Congressional tax reform efforts.
JIC Research Analysts Joe Edelstein and Chris Godby examine Procter & Gamble management's victory over Nelson Peltz in his proxy fight to win a board seat.
JIC Research Analysts Joe Edelstein and Chris Godby discuss P&G's upcoming proxy vote. They provide an overview of what a proxy fight entails and examine the issues presented by activist investor Nelson Peltz and P&G's management team.
In our first installment of the JIC Research Edge, Research Analysts Chris Godby and Joe Edelstein preview the new iPhone and discuss how important it is to Apple.
Research Analyst Chris Godby introduces the JIC Research Edge video series.