Barry LaValley, President of Right Brain Consulting, was invited to speak to an audience of Fairport clients and friends on September 27th, 2012. Barry is a Behavioral Finance specialist focusing on how the aging process affects our view of money. He graduated with a degree in Psychology and has over thirty years experience in working […]
So far it’s been a very interesting year. We’re through three quarters with what some might see as surprises. Equities have performed very well year to date while still facing the challenges of the Eurozone crisis, the global slowdown and the fiscal cliff.
The U.S. economy continues its slow grind forward as growth remains anemic, registering Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of only 1.5% in the recently completed second quarter. Unemployment remains high, hovering above 8%, and wage growth has been stagnant for the last several years. After observing weaker economic data over the last few months, we […]
Fairport Asset Management announced today the appointment of Jonathon McAwley as advisory member of its Investment Committee. McAwley currently serves as PPG Industries’ Director, Benefits Investment and Financing with responsibility for the investment activity of the U.S. DB and DC plans and oversight of international plans in Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands with assets […]
As we begin the second half of 2012, volatility has arisen again. Uncertainty within the markets has basically been driven by three issues – the fiscal cliff, the global slowdown and Europe.
Women are driving a powerful economic engine. It’s true. Despite stagnation and setbacks in wage disparity, workplace advancement and senior management presence, women are earning their own incomes and crossing new barriers. Research reports that of 33 million dual earning couples, wives earned more income than husbands over one-quarter of the time, and mothers are […]
Overall we continue to remain positive on the backdrop for the equity markets going forward. Economic data led by the weekly unemployment claims, consumer confidence and productivity continues to trend positive. However, the economy has continued to muddle along with GDP growth in the first quarter coming in below trend at 2.2%. The fear of […]
The U.S. economy continues to expand in 2012 with GDP growth likely over 2% for the first quarter and the rest of the year. Current expansion is self sustaining but lacks a clear catalyst. Global growth remains positive but bifurcated, aided by growth in the emerging markets. China will likely execute another “soft landing”. Europe […]
Heather R. Ettinger is a partner and senior advisor at Fairport Asset Management. Her passion is assisting women to be good financial stewards. Heather was named as one of the Top 50 Distinguished Women in Wealth Management according to Wealth Manager magazine’s April 2008 issue. Heather was recognized for her overall contributions to the wealth […]
Fairport Asset Management announced today that Aaron S. Nuti has joined the company as staff Consultant. Nuti will work as part of Fairport’s client service teams that provide comprehensive wealth management services to clients and their families. Nuti joins Fairport from Key Private Bank where he worked as a portfolio manager and prior to that […]
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