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MarketWatch - November 27, 2002

Mark Hulbert, Mutual Fund Tools.  Kenny Landgraf comments on his favorite sectors currently being used in his tactical portfolios.

 

MarketWatch - October 16, 2002

Craig Tolliver, Mutual Fund Tools.  Kenny Landgraf comments on his use of media sector funds as part of his tactical allocations.

 

Austin Business Journal - December 4, 2003

Joint venture doubles firms' asset oversight - Kenny Landgraf comments on trends within the industry with the announced joint venture of a Houston and Austin based money management firm.

 

Austin Business Journal - July 19, 2004

Coffee, Tea or Wi-Fi - With the emerging acceptance of wireless technologies, Kenny Landgraf shares his experience with this emerging technologies which facilitate a virtual work environment.

 

Austin Business Journal - August 15, 2005

Contributing writer, Kenny Landgraf, reviews the pending Pension Protection Act and how it may benefit employers, employees.

 

Austin Business Journal - March 28, 2005

Contributing writer, Kenny Landgraf, reviews the donor-advised fund (DAF) which can be a powerful charitable giving tool that can help minimize taxes and maximize charitable gifts.

 

Houston Business Journal - January 19, 2005

Republic Wealth Advisors of Austin opens Houston office.

 

Small Business Review - October 13, 2006

Retirement Planning: New Rules Help Small Businesses - The Pension Protection Act encourages wider participation and loosens restrictions on employers.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - August 28, 2006

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf comments on the outlook of the market heading into the third quarter 2006.  He believes the market will make little progress until the fall.  In the October / November time frame, seasonal forces will take the market higher.

 

Republic Wealth Advisors Press Release - July 31, 2006

Republic Wealth Advisors announces the hiring of David Levy.  

 

Humane Society Williamson County - May 26, 2006

Republic Wealth Advisors participates as charity event sponsor for The Humane Society of Williamson County annual Mutt Strut fund raiser event.

 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - December 31, 2007

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder reflects on the Federal Reserve's December rate cut.  While they get an "A" for creativity, they get an "F" for communication and for timely delivery in terms of communicating with the market.  

 

CNBC Squawk on the Street - December 26, 2007

Kenny Landgraf joins CNBC host Erin Burnett in a review of retail sales and the impact it will have on the day's market activity.  Kenny also reviews the sectors he likes for 2008 along with forecasts for 2008.

 

Bloomberg TV Final Word, December 24, 2007

Kenny Landgraf makes his debut on Bloomberg TV with his expectations for the major markets for 2008 along with his favorite industry sectors.  He also comments on the recent news with the foreign capital injection into Merrill Lynch as major banks recapitalize their balance sheets.

 

Bloomberg Radio, The Final Word - December 12, 2007

Portfolio manager David Levy is the featured guest on Bloomberg Radio's "The Final Word."  He discusses financial sector news affecting the market including the foreign capital injection into Merrill Lynch.  David also discusses retail expectations for the holiday season and sectors he favors in 2008.

 

Biz Radio Network - December 12, 2007

The Biz Radio Network's “The Brent Clanton Show” features Kenny Landgraf, President of Republic Wealth Advisors.  He discusses the recent decision by the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates and its effect on the markets.  Kenny advises investors to stay invested for the long term and notes that more money will be made in equities than bonds over the next six months.

 

Wall Street Journal - December 12, 2007

Kenny Landgraf offers his reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to lower the Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points and the major market decline that ensued - “The Federal Reserve was seen as being behind the curve by not making a bigger move.”

 

Bloomberg Radio - December 4, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder, is the featured guest during Bloomberg Radio's “The Bloomberg Countdown.”  He discusses financial sector news affecting the market and provides insight on the market heading into next week's Federal Reserve meeting.

 

CNN Money - December 4, 2007

Kenny Landgraf offers insight on the day's market action.  Fear in the financial sector leads stocks downward as Wall Street looks forward to the jobs report and a pending Fed meeting for guidance. 

 

WSJ Online - December 4, 2007, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the lingering effects of the subprime problem as it continues to weigh on the financial sector following downgrades of major broker/dealers by analysts. 

 

Bottom Line Secrets - November 29, 2007

Kenny Landgraf provides insight on KCM's sector rotation strategy.  He discusses some of the sectors he currently favors and discusses why they will outperform going forward.

 

CNBC Squawk on the Street - November 23, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, founder and Principal, is a featured guest on CNBC's Squawk on the Street providing instant analysis ahead of the opening bell.  He offers insight on the state of the economy as well as potential areas of investment opportunity.  

 

Reuters - November 13, 2007

Portfolio manager David Levy provides commentary on current market conditions with Tuesday's rebound led by the technology and financial sectors.

 

CNBC Power Lunch - November 7, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, founder and Principal, is a featured guest on CNBC Power Lunch's special "Investing Across America" Segment.  He provides insight to viewers on client reactions to the recent volatility in the stock market.

 

Investor's Business Daily - November 7, 2007

Kenny Landgraf provides commentary on the cautionary tale of using leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETF's) with the Wednesday announcement and launch of 6 leveraged index ETFs from Rydex.  

 

Seeking Alpha - October 31, 2007

Contributing writer David Levy discusses the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) with exposure to small-cap emerging market stocks and the potential benefits to this unique combination of market capitalization and geographical region.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - October 29, 2007

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the outlook of the market and economy at the start of Q4 2007.  The "ghosts of October" will scare investors temporarily before resuming the upward trend into record territory over the next six months.

 

Seeking Alpha - October 29, 2007

Contributing writer Kenny Landgraf discusses the bubble like conditions of the smoking hot China market and how investors can play this market without getting burned.

 

Seeking Alpha - October 24, 2007

Contributing writer David Levy discusses investor's ability to capitalize on the global technology trend and ETF's to implement.

 

InvestmentNews - October 22, 2007, Spotlight

Kenny Landgraf discusses the roles technology plays in running the business and the firm's investment decisions.

 

WSJ Online - October 19, 2007, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the day's major market movements including Google and their recent earnings release.

 

SmartMoney.com - October 5, 2007

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the emerging market sector and mutual funds to gain market exposure to this growing area.

 

Investor's Business Daily - October 2, 2007, Exchange Traded Funds

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the technology sector the implied earnings growth of the NASDAQ over the next year.

 

Money Matters - September 28, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder is a featured guest on Barry Armstrong's Money Matters national radio program (WBNW 1120 AM).  Kenny reviews the concept of "Market Seasonality" and what history teaches us about the cycles within the financial markets.  For a review of these cycles, click here for the results on the major indexes.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - September 24, 2007

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder comments on the outlook of the market heading into Q4 2007.  Seasonal forces will take over and be the wind at investor's backs during the final quarter of 2007.

 

DJ Newswires - September 17, 2007

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on how the market may react to actions of the Fed and the upcoming FOMC meeting next week.  Investors expect rate cuts - the question is how big.

 

DJ Newswires - September 17, 2007

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on factors weighing the market in the week ahead of the Fed Meeting.

 

MarketWatch - September 8, 2007, Weekend Edition

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the upcoming trading week and what investors can expect to see.

 

WSJ Online - September 6, 2007, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides guest commentary on the day's major market movements and the factors behind those moves.

 

CNN Money - August 24, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder of Republic Wealth Advisors provides guest commentary to today's market action.  Investor's welcomed stronger than expected durable-good orders and a rise in the July new homes sales report.

 

Bloomberg Radio - August 23, 2007

Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder is the featured guest during this edition of “The Final Word.”  He provides commentary on current market conditions as well as offering his investment insight on current markets.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - July 30, 2007

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, Principal and Founder comments on the outlook of the market heading into the third quarter.  He believes historical seasonal trends will keep the market from moving much higher as we enter the most difficult months July through September.

 

Humane Society Williamson County - May 7, 2007

Republic Wealth Advisors participates as charity event sponsor for The Humane Society of Williamson County fund raiser event.

 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - December 29, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments that investor's desire for zero yield Treasury bonds seems like the next bubble, following the commodity, housing, and technology bubbles.

 

CNN Money - December 22, 2008

As we head into year-end, David Levy comments on the continued weak market sentiment.  While there's no doubt there are plenty of opportunities in the market, we can't say if there are other shoes left to drop.   

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - November 30, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the death of buy-and-hold after the last 10 years have been a losing game with that strategy.  Meanwhile, Warren Buffett says stocks are at some of the best values in a decade. 

 

SmartMoney.com - November 24, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the faults of a buy-and-hold strategy.  While the strategy works very well when the economy is clicking along, it affords no way to play defense and preserve capital during difficult times.

 

CNN Money - November 18, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the Congressional hearings on the bank bailout program and their effect on the day's volatile session.

 

InvestmentNews - October 29, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the deteriorating level of adviser confidence in October as measured by Rydex AdvisorBenchmarking Inc.'s Advisor Confidence Index.  You can destroy confidence and it takes a lot longer to earn it back. 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - October 27, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, provides insight into these historic times.  Our banking system is being nationalized, confidence has been smashed, and we will soon elect a new president who will have this big mess to clean up. 

 

TheStreet.com - October 27, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the benefits of recent government actions.  He notes that while the intervention has kept companies like Morgan Stanley in business, it will take time for the Fed and Treasury's full impact on the crisis to be realized.   

 

CNN Money - October 23, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the contribution of mutual fund redemptions to recent stock market declines. 

 

USA Today - October 17, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the constraints on business financing amid the current financial crisis.  Even though the government's latest bailout may restore some confidence, many doubt lending will improve enough to encourage expansion. 

 

WSJ Online - October 13, 2008, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf comments on the sustainability of the best one-day point rally in the history of the Dow and S&P 500.  Earnings are going to be worse than expected and a lot of companies are pulling in their horns which may provide the impetus to do some selling.

 

TheStreet.com - October 1, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments that investor fear is high as Wall Street awaits the outcome of a Senate vote on the rescue package for the financial system.

 

CNN Money - September 24, 2008

Kenny Landgraf reacts to the Congressional debate over the proposed $700 billion bank bailout.  After the historic events of the last few weeks, investors are as rattled as he's ever seen them.

 

InvestmentNews - September 22, 2008

Kenny Landgraf provides insight on retirees increased worries about their financial security as the volatile financial markets have caused their confidence in the market to disappear.

 

WSJ Online - September 2, 2008, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf remarks on the market's head-spinning activity.  On the day, equity markets stormed ahead to a near-250 point gain before the rally slowly leaked out of the market the remainder of the session. 

 

TheStreet.com - August 27, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the problems at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  While the loans already on their books are the source of their troubles, he notes that they're under-capitalized and essentially bankrupt.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - August 25, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, provides insight into the huge sentiment shift in the market over the last month, as the market now loves what it hated in the first half of 2008.  He also comments that as we near the fourth quarter, we should see some institutional buying coming back into the market.

 

CNN Money - August 11, 2008

Portfolio manager David Levy comments on the advance in stocks helped by the continued decline in oil prices.  Sector rotation has taken money away from oil and commodity related sectors and into the health care and technology sectors. 

 

CNN Money - August 5, 2008

David Levy offers his thoughts as investors await the Fed's rate decision.  While falling oil prices have been the main driver of the market over the last few weeks, anticipation over future rate decisions has taken center stage for the day.  

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - July 28, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments thats it's time to "party like it's 1999," as the S&P is at similar levels to ten years ago -- we have a lost decade on our hands.  He also asserts his belief that while investors will see a buying opportunity over the next few months, investors should keep some cash on the sidelines and start preparing lists of buying opportunities.

 

CNN Money - July 22, 2008

Portfolio manager David Levy provides insight on the day's market action, with a pullback in oil prices taking investors' attention away from disappointing earnings reports and helping markets to steady before staging a late-day rally. 

 

CNBC Squawk on the Street - July 9, 2008

Kenny Landgraf joins hosts Erin Burnett and Melissa Lee on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.  He discusses global currencies as one opportunity to beat the bear market.

 

CNN Money - July 7, 2008

Portfolio manager David Levy comments that the market is taking a "wait-and-see" approach ahead of the beginning of second-quarter earnings season. 

 

TheStreet.com - July 1, 2008

Kenny Landgraf reacts to the market's negative tone of late as the run-up in oil and a sell off in overseas markets hurt sentiment at the start of the day's trading.  He continues to recommend avoiding the financial sector as he waits for an end to the write-downs and signs that institutional money is going into the space before he gets involved.

 

CNN Money - June 23, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the recent struggles of the stock market.  Investors have been reacting to renewed problems with the financial sector and high oil prices as they await a Fed decision later in the week.

 

CNBC Squawk on the Street - June 11, 2008

Kenny Landgraf joins hosts Mark Haines and Erin Burnett for The Big Board Buzz on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.  He states that we're moving into headwinds with oil prices in the $135 range, and that it will be tough for the market to move forward over the next month.  He continues to like investments in the energy and natural resources sector.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - May 27, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on his market outlook for the remainder of the year.  He asserts that the markets will be higher by year-end and investors will look back a year from now and find there were some bargains to be had in this market.

 

TheStreet.com - May 13, 2008

Kenny Landgraf comments on the impact of high oil prices on the overall market.  Worldwide supply disruptions together with Goldman Sachs prediction of $200 oil within two years have substantially impacted people's willingness to push prices even higher.

 

CNN Money - May 12, 2008

Kenny Landgraf provides insight on the day's market action with the Dow gaining 1% as oil prices retreated.  Major indexes are bouncing off areas of technical resistance from the previous week as a pattern of higher lows and higher highs continue from the lows of March.

 

WSJ Online - May 7, 2008, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides comments on the day's spike in oil prices and its negative impact on the equity markets.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - April 28, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the market outlook entering Q2 2008.  He comments that the worst had passed when the Fed stepped in and saved Bear Stearns.

 

TheStreet.com - April 21, 2008

Kenny Landgraf reacts to the day's lackluster trading action, as the major averages broached the top end of the range in which the market had been stuck for most of 2008.

 

SmartMoney.com - April 18, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the improving sentiment in the technology sector as he asserts that institutional managers are buying some of the technology bargains that have been smashed over the last several months.

 

WSJ Online - April 3, 2008, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides his thoughts on market sentiment ahead of the employment / payroll number.  He notes his nervousness about putting money in to the market ahead of the report.

 

TheStreet.com - April 3, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the recent market move to the upside, noting the S&P is encountering resistance at about the 1380 level, a top that the index hit in February.

 

CNN Money - April 3, 2008

Kenny Landgraf provides insight on the day's market action.  Although gains on the day were limited, the fact that stocks have managed to hold on to most of the 391 point advance on the Dow earlier in the week is a positive sign. 

 

TheStreet.com - March 19, 2008

Kenny Landgraf reacts to the steep market sell-off and he looks ahead to the final day of trading prior to the long Easter weekend.  

 

CNBC Street Signs - March 14, 2008

Kenny Landgraf joins CNBC host Erin Burnett on Street Signs.  He discusses potential investment opportunities in currencies and commodities. 

 

SmartMoney.com - March 7, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the beaten down technology sector, and he notes that the current market carnage will create some buying opportunities. 

 

TheStreet.com - March 5, 2008

Kenny Landgraf offers his reaction to the days market movers, including news of AMBAC's recapitalization.  If the bond insurers break, there will be a tremendous amount of fallout.

 

Seeking Alpha - March 5, 2008

Portfolio Manager David Levy contributes an article on the investment opportunity in foreign currencies, as the US Dollar continues to decline in relative value.   

 

Investor's Business Daily - February 29, 2008

Kenny Landgraf discusses the use of short ETF's as a way to neutralize a portfolio when you don't want to sell off a position.

 

WSJ Online - February 26, 2008, MarketBeat

Kenny Landgraf provides his thoughts on the market's rise due to positive guidance from the technology sector.

 

SmartMoney.com - February 22, 2008

Kenny Landgraf notes that 2007 witnessed the return of large caps and suggests that small-company stocks still have a tough road ahead. 

 

CNN Money - February 21, 2008

Kenny Landgraf provides insight on the day's market action.  A negative reading on the Philadelphia Fed index led stocks lower as economic numbers continue to reflect the risk of a recession.

 

CNBC Squawk on the Street - February 19, 2008

Kenny Landgraf joins host Mark Haines for The CNBC Edge on Squawk on the Street.  He asserts that a range bound market will prove difficult for investors in the short-term but provide many opportunities on a year-over-year basis. 

 

Bloomberg Radio, The Bloomberg Countdown - February 13, 2008

Portfolio manager David Levy joins host Phil Gregory as a guest on Bloomberg Radio's "The Bloomberg Countdown."  He discusses the day's market movers including the market's positive reaction to better-than-expected retail sales data.   

 

SmartMoney.com - February 8, 2008

Kenny Landgraf offers his expectations and reaction on the market's response to Cisco's lower-than-expected earnings forecast. 

 

Seeking Alpha - February 1, 2008

Portfolio Manager David Levy contributes an article on the potential opportunities for investment in the high-yield bond market.  

 

CNBC Power Lunch - January 30, 2008

Kenny Landgraf joins CNBC host Bill Griffeth as a Market Maven on Power Lunch.  He addresses hesitation over market conditions ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate announcement and offers his perspective on areas of value in te current environment. 

 

Seeking Alpha - January 29, 2008

Contributing writer Kenny Landgraf discusses the importance of rescuing bond insurers in order to avert a larger crash in the financial markets.    

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - January 28, 2008

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the market outlook as we begin 2008.  Analysts are optimistic about the second half of the year but the street is crippled with fear since analysts' earnings crystal ball was quite bad as we closed out 2007.

 

FundStrategy Magazine - January 21, 2008

Kenny Landgraf recalls the bursting of the technology bubble in 2002 - "It felt like a wet blanket that would never lift."

 

TheStreet.com - January 15, 2008

Kenny Landgraf offers his reaction to expected but disappointing news in the financial sector.  Citigroups' greater-than-expected fourth-quarter loss helped contribute to markets closing at their worst levels in nine months.

 

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine - February 2008 issue

Portfolio manager David Levy discusses 401 (k) investing, and offers advice on how a young investor should approach their investment decisions.  

 

Biz Radio Network - January 8, 2008

The Biz Radio Network's Jeff Warkenthien features Kenny Landgraf, President of Republic Wealth Advisors.  The broadcast reviews what investors may look for in 2008 and the lessons of 2007.

 

TheStreet.com - January 4, 2008

Kenny Landgraf reacts to the market moving news of the day, as the disappointing jobs number caused major market indicies to decline across the board.  "The economy is indeed slowing down [and] the market believes the [Federal Reserve] is behind the curve."  

 

CNN Money - December 23, 2009

Portfolio manager David Levy comments on the day's news, noting that the market has moved to new highs even in the face of mixed economic news.
 

AdvisorBenchmarking - November 30, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, makes his year-end predictions on the major market indices.  He also recommends staying invested through spring of 2010.

 

CNN Money - November 24, 2009

Portfolio manager David Levy comments on trading action during Thanksgiving week, noting stocks massive run off the March lows as a reason to lock in profits ahead of the holiday.
 

CNN Money - November 16, 2009

David Levy echoes his belief that the market will move higher into year end after the S&P closed above the 1,100 mark for the first time since September 2008.
 

TheStreet.com - November 5, 2009

On the day when the Dow reclaimed the 10,000 mark yet again, Kenny Landgraf comments on the markets potential reaction to the pending October jobs report.

 

CNN Money - November 2, 2009

Kenny Landgraf predicts further volatility in the coming weeks, with stocks moving higher through year end.
 

AdvisorBenchmarking - October 26, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on positive market seasonality trends that historically show most of the gains come between the fall and the spring.  He also comments on technical indicators remaining bullish, fear in 2010 of the Fed raising rates, and the continued decline of the U.S. dollar.

 

CNN Money - October 22, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on the market's bullish trend.  There are still a lot of people who missed the move who are now looking to increase their risk exposure.  That impact, combined with improving fundamentals, is going to keep the positive trends intact.
 

Financial Planning - September 29, 2009

Kenny Landgraf believes that investors’ fear of a market meltdown is now being replaced by a fear that they will be missing out on a market upswing if they leave money on the sideline.  He notes that the most profitable part of the year is between October and April.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - September 28, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments that at the end of the day, 1% money market is not a long-term investment plan.  Investors' fear of a market meltdown is being replaced with the fear that they are missing the market move and the train is leaving the station.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - August 31, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments that the eye of the storm has passed.  There are still many problems, but given that at the end of the day 1% on money market is not a long-term investment plan, investors must allocate to other more risky asset classes. 

 

CNN Money - August 6, 2009

Ahead of the July jobs report, Kenny Landgraf comments on potential investor reaction. 
 

AdvisorBenchmarking - July 27, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, discusses the improving investment landscape, with the markets looking into 2010 as we get into the fall and past the unfavorable summer months.   

 

CNN Money - July 21, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on the tremendous sentiment change over the last six trading days, investors reaction to Fed chairman Bernanke's testimony before a House committee, and the market response to news on CIT Group.
 

CNN Money - July 14, 2009

On the heels of Goldman Sachs' strong earnings report, Kenny Landgraf comments on the markets muted response, a day after a strong rally lead by the financial sector.  
 

CNN Money - June 4, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on the resumption of the rally of the last few weeks.  The uptrend remains intact, there's a rotation out of bonds, volatility is down and risk-taking is back in the market.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - May 25, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the sentiment change in the market, with the recent market rally serving as a leading indicator.

 

CNN Money - May 20, 2009

David Levy comments on the implications of banks being able to raise new capital a day after Bank of America raised nearly $13.5 billion through a sale of stock.

 

CNN Money - May 3, 2009

David Levy helps to preview the week ahead, discussing the upcoming release of the results of the government "stress tests" of the largest U.S. banks.

 

CNN Money - May 1, 2009

David Levy comments on investor's reaction to Chrysler filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - March 30, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the upcoming earnings season for the banks.  A potential upside suprise could set a positive tone for the market going forward.  

 

CNN Money - March 26, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on the viability of the market's more than 20% rally over the last 2-1/2 weeks.  At some point, people decide it's time to put money back to work, but there's still a sense of not wanting to get tricked again after last fall. 
 

CNN Money - March 4, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on Wall Street snapping its 5-day losing streak, attributing the gains to a potential Chinese stimulus package and the release of details to the $75 billion mortgage modification plan.  He believes a recovery in the housing market is the key to the recovery in the national economy.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - March 3, 2009

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the generally negative sentiment of the "Gloom & Doomers," and he notes that with the level of cash on the sidelines at record amounts, the market will get traction somewhere.  The question is when.

 

CNN Money - Februry 24, 2009

Even as the Dow and S&P 500 bounced off the previous session's nearly 12-year lows, Kenny Landgraf comments there is nothing to suggest a longer-term rally is brewing.

 

CNN Money - January 25, 2009

Kenny Landgraf helps to preview the week ahead for Wall Street.  Among the notable events, he comments on the Fed policy meeting, the release of fourth-quarter 2008 GDP, and expectations for additional news from the Obama administration on the remaining TARP money and the stimulus package.

 

CNN Money - January 8, 2009

Kenny Landgraf comments on Wall Street's choppy session.  He attributes the market movements to the combination of weak retail sales, questions about the economic stimulus plan and jitters about Friday's jobs report.

 
The Sydney Morning Herald -December 18, 2010

David Levy provides insight into the holiday shortened week ahead on Wall Street.
 
Perth Now - December 18, 2010

David Levy comments on tax cut bill and the certanity that it provides for investors. 
 
CNN Money - November 30, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the cautious nature of the market, with concerns in Europe spilling over to domestic markets.
 
CNN Money - November 3, 2010

Kenny Landgraf remarks that investors needed President Obama to suggest that he is ready to change course after Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives.
 
Taipei Times - October 31, 2010

David Levy comments on the week ahead for Wall Street which will be heavy in news, with US elections, a Federal Reserve meeting, and the release of October unemployment data.
 
CNN Money - October 25, 2010

Kenny Ladgraf comments on the potential impact of the upcoming elections on the market.
 
AdvisorBenchmarking - October 26, 2010
 
Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, provides insight into the market, noting the markets anticipation of QE2 by the Federal Reserve and a change in the political balance in Washington as catalysts for the current market move higher.
 
 
CNN Money - October 13, 2010
 
David Levy comments on the day's market rally, noting Investors are putting money into assets that will benefit from a weaker dollar.
 

Bangkok Post - October 6, 2010

With stocks at five-month highs, Portfolio Manager David Levy comments on the positive trend for the markets.
 

JakartaGlobe - October 5, 2010

David Levy comments that the Bank of Japan's move to lower their key interest rate bodes well for hopes in the U.S. of more stimulative easing by the Federal Reserve at their next meeting in early November.
 
CNN Money - September 30, 2010
At the end of the best September for the stock market in 71 years, Kenny Landgraf comments on the improved market sentiment.  There was a lot of talk this summer about a double-dip recession, and while it's true things have slowed down, the technicals have really changed and it's a much more healthy environment now. 
 

FoxBusiness.com LIVE - September 2, 2010

Kenny Landgraf is a guest on FoxBusiness.com LIVE's show.  In a segment titled "Sectors to Invest in Now," he breaks down attractive sectors for the fall season.

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - August 30, 2010

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments that investors are not being compensated for the risk of equities.  He notes that seasonal patterns will continue to keep the equity market in check through September.
 

CNN Money - August 15, 2010

Kenny Landgraf helps preview the week ahead.  He notes that historically August and September are the worst two months because a lot of traders are still on vacation.  Many people are saying, 'Let's take some money off the table and wait 'til October.'
 

FoxBusiness.com LIVE - August 3, 2010

Kenny Landgraf is a guest on FoxBusiness.com LIVE's show.  In a segment titled "Economy and Earnings at Odds", he discusses the impact of differing reports on the markets.

 

CNN Money - August 1, 2010

With the July jobs report release in the week ahead, David Levy comments on the necessity of job creation as it relates to the economic recovery. 
 

CNN Money - July 28, 2010

David Levy comments on the day's market moving news, noting that the selling was a result of short-term overbought conditions.  The bigger picture is that we're still in a tug-of-war between better earnings news and mixed economic news. 
 

FoxBusiness.com LIVE - July 19, 2010

David Levy is a guest on FoxBusiness.com LIVE's show.  In a segment titled "The Market's Push and Pull,"  he discusses the effect of differing economic news and corporate profits.

 
Wall Street Journal - July 19, 2010
 
Kenny Landgraf discusses Republic Wealth's "trend following" approach to the market.  To trend followers, the notion of buy-and-hold investing—picking stocks based on fundamentals and keeping the investments for months or years—has no place in today's market and, in fact, is a recipe for defeat.
 

MarketWatch - July 16, 2010

Kenny Landgraf provides insight into Republic Wealth's dynamic trading strategies.  Proponents of so-called trend investing say the tactic not only enables investors to navigate unstable markets, but also prevents big losses when prices fall.

 

DailyFinance - July 7, 2010

David Levy provides insight into what might cause an ETF to close.  The primary sign a fund will close is lack of sustainable purchasing volume which limits the creation of new units of their ETF.  This lack of demand makes an ETF unprofitable.   

 

Financial Planning - July 6, 2010

Kenny Landgraf expounds on his comments from the AdvisorBenchmarking survey, noting investors are fearing an all-out replay of 2008-2009.  There are problems, but we will get through them. 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - June 28, 2010

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on the return of the bears.  Bulls put on their swimsuits and headed to the beach while bears are dancing in the streets again as negative news adds up to intense selling pressure. 

 

KVUE - June 26, 2010

David Levy talks to KVUE's Quita Culpepper to give some answers on how you can you keep a natural disaster like a flood or hurricane from turning into a financial disaster.
 

CNN Money - June 11, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the direction of the market.  There's not a whole lot of good news and investors are standing on the sidelines waiting for the smoke to clear
 

CNN Money - June 9, 2010

Kenny Landgraf remarks about the viability of BP which served as the catalyst to drive energy stocks and the broader market lower on the day. 
 

CNN Money - June 1, 2010

At the start of a new month, Kenny Landgraf notes the market is not in a situation like 2008 when we saw our financial system collapsing.  He said that the fundamentals remain in place, but with increased volatility, investors aren't able to focus on those basics.
 

FoxBusiness.com LIVE - May 28, 2010

Kenny Landgraf is a guest on FoxBusiness.com LIVE's show.  In a segment titled "Swimming with Sharks", he discusses how the little guy can stay afloat in this volatile market.

 

CNN Money - May 17, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the afternoon turnaround in stocks.  Stocks went down to the lows they saw last week, but didn't break break below those technical levels as money came back into the market.
 

TheStreet.com - May 1, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the current market and the week ahead and important economic indicators.

 

FoxBusiness.com LIVE - April 19, 2010

Kenny Landgraf is a guest on FoxBusiness.com LIVE's show.  He discusses the impact of the SEC charges against Goldman Sachs.  He also comments on areas of opportunity in the market today.

 

CNBC Squawk Box - April 1, 2010

Kenny Landgraf is a guest on a Squawk Box segment titled "Checking Market Pulse."  He discusses the potential market reaction to the upcoming March jobs report and the positive market sentiment persisting on Wall Street.

 

Financial Planning - March 31, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the jobs market and corporate profits company profits are expanding and companies are sitting on more cash.

 

OnWallStreet - March 31, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the outlook for unemployment.  He notes that while the economy has stopped shedding jobs, companies will delay hiring until they squeeze existing resources as much as possible to maximize productivity. 

 

AdvisorBenchmarking - March 29, 2010

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, comments on his outlook for the market. Historically, the second year of the presidential election cycle is the weakest.  Investors continue to pour into bonds and other asset classes as the yield on money market is nothing.

 

CNN Money - March 12, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the upward bias in the market which should enable stocks to continue to drift higher over the next few weeks.
 
Wall Street Journal - March 1, 2010
 
David Levy comments on the effect of the illiquid bond market on non-Treasury bond ETFs.  He recommends avoiding bond ETFs, choosing instead bond mutual funds whose shares are always priced at NAV.  
 

AdvisorBenchmarking - March 1, 2010

Participating advisor, Kenny Landgraf, describes the bubble growing in bonds.  Just like in 2000, when investors couldn't get enough of tech stocks, a decade later investors can't get enough of bonds.

 

MarketWatch - February 24, 2010

David Levy advises using caution when purchasing shares of bond ETFs.  Liquidity issues make bonds a poor fit for ETFs, so an ETF's share price, dictated by market demand, is often different from its net asset value.

 

CNN Money - February 16, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the market, noting that between the good manufacturing report this morning, international markets rising and people wanting to come back in after a holiday weekend, there were plenty of reasons for stocks to rise today.
 

CNBC Squawk Box - February 9, 2010

Kenny Landgraf joins host Becky Quick and BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey in a Market Task Force segment on the direction of U.S. markets. 

 

TheStreet.com - February 4, 2010

Kenny Landgraf comments on the day's market declines, with investors concerned about job losses and the debt scare out of Europe ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls report.

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