Manager Q&A: The Next Market Downturn (Or, are we still in record setting territory?)

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Manager Q&A: The Next Market Downturn (Or, are we still in record setting territory?)

What are you anticipating over the next 12 months? Should investors be preparing for a downturn?

2019-4Q Plumb Funds Quarterly Commentary

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2019-4Q Plumb Funds Quarterly Commentary

Despite tepid earnings growth for the average company in 2019, broad equity markets provided very attractive returns. To the casual observer, public company earning’s growth, GDP growth and stock prices appear to have decoupled. In 2018, the stock market declined despite significant earnings growth for the underlying major indices. In 2019, the stock market soared despite minimal growth in these underlying earnings.

TD Ameritrade Network: Outlook For Amazon In 2020

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TD Ameritrade Network: Outlook For Amazon In 2020

Amazon is the poster company for driving disruptive growth, according to Tom Plumb. He prefers Alibaba to Amazon due to China’s growth trajectory.

Bloomberg Radio: Drive To The Close

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Bloomberg Radio: Drive To The Close

Tom Plumb thinks there is still potential upward movement in the market. He discusses areas he sees opportunities, such as subscription-based operating systems.

2019-3Q Plumb Funds Quarterly Commentary

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2019-3Q Plumb Funds Quarterly Commentary

The third calendar quarter of 2019 was generally positive for investors, but less so than the previous two quarters. Equity markets were mixed as the S&P 500 advanced 1.7% and the MSCI EAFE ex US index showed a decline of 2.5% for International equity markets.

Can You Compensate For Credit Risk?

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Can You Compensate For Credit Risk?

Have you noticed that interest rates are very low and bond prices volatile?

Tom Plumb On The “New Economy”

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Tom Plumb On The “New Economy”

Investing in the “new” economy. What’s driving the change?

Reuters: Apple Leads Wall Street Surge As U.S. Delays On Tariffs

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Reuters: Apple Leads Wall Street Surge As U.S. Delays On Tariffs

The delay in U.S. tariffs on Chinese products offered hope of progress in future talks between the two countries. Tom Plumb thinks a major deal is unlikely but sees potential for concessions on both sides. He thinks the market will bounce around for the remainder of the year.

The Wall Street Transcript: Finding Opportunities In Companies That Are Changing Our Lives

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The Wall Street Transcript: Finding Opportunities In Companies That Are Changing Our Lives

The Plumb Funds are always on the lookout for companies they believe are on “the bleeding edge of technology.” Tom Plumb shares insights and top picks with The Wall Street Transcript.

Bloomberg News: ‘Fearful’ Investors Are Reluctant To Sound All-Clear On U.S. Stocks

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Bloomberg News: ‘Fearful’ Investors Are Reluctant To Sound All-Clear On U.S. Stocks

Tom Plumb offers his insight as the U.S. market rebounds from recent dip. Despite volatility in the market, he believes the U.S. is still the best economy in the world and that the secular bull market will continue.