Weekly Market Snapshot
July 23, 2021
Chief Economist Scott Brown discusses the latest market data.
Economy & Policy
Give Your Financial Privacy an Added Boost
Your trusted financial institutions should have solid privacy protocols in place. But you can take steps to protect sensitive information on your end, too.
Technology & Innovation
Why Contribute to a Roth IRA?
Consider the benefits and limits associated with making post-tax contributions to an individual retirement account.
Retirement & Longevity
Companies’ Growing Focus on ESG Issues Is Shaping Our Future
From innovative, water-saving products to energy-efficient buildings, a focus on sustainability is creating ripples of change across industries worldwide.
Technology & Innovation
Did You Know 529s Are Powerful Estate Planning Tools?
These versatile savings accounts might be the estate planning vehicle you need to learn about.
Family & Lifestyle
Nontraditional Assets Can Complement a Diversified Portfolio
For some investors, alternative investments can help boost diversification and temper the effects of market volatility.
Markets & Investing
Chief Investment Officer
Larry Adam joined Raymond James in 2018 as the chief investment officer for Private Client Group. He has been featured prominently on CNBC and Bloomberg and is frequently quoted in well-known publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and the International Herald Tribune.
Scott J. Brown, Ph.D.
In addition to his current role as Raymond James’ Chief Economist, Dr. Brown serves on the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association and is a member of the Bond Market Association’s Economic Advisory Committee. He has also served as a member of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors for the state of Florida.
Washington Policy Analyst
Ed Mills has more than 15 years of Washington, D.C. experience and concentrates on the impact of Wall Street reform, housing finance policy and corporate taxation policy on the financial markets. His work has been featured extensively in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, American Banker, and CNBC.
Director of Portfolio & Technical Strategy
Mike Gibbs oversees the four model portfolios offered by the Portfolio & Technical Strategy team and is responsible for U.S. equity sector research and recommendations. His insights have been featured across financial news networks including Fox Business, CNBC and Bloomberg as well as in well-known print publications.