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Asset prices continue rising

Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, Dr. John Rutledge, was a guest on CNBC’s Kudlow Report on Thursday evening at 7:30 pm ET.  John discussed the US economy, the unwinding of QE, and the impending jobs report. Below is a brief portion of the live interview.

Posted on CNBC

January 9th, 2014|

K12 Founder Ron Packard to Start New Online Venture

Ron Packard, the founder and chief executive of Herndon-based online education provider K12 Inc., has resigned and plans to form a new company focused on technology-based learning programs. Packard will continue to serve on K12’s board of directors. K12 executive chairman Nate Davis has been appointed chief executive.

By Catherine Ho, Washington Post

January 8th, 2014|

Taper is a ‘long overdue dance party’

Will the Fed taper sooner and more than expected? John Rutledge is a guest on the Kudlow Report.

Posted on CNBC

December 13th, 2013|

Stocks drop amid Fed worries

Fed Worries Overshadow Strong GDP Data. Stocks traded broadly lower as investors grappled with concerns over what stronger-than-expected U.S. growth might mean for Federal Reserve policy.

By Tomi Kilgore, Wall Street Journal

November 7th, 2013|

AIG pushes financials lower

AIG shares added to a downbeat week for financials as US stocks finished the week mixed despite the S&P 500 touching a record high on Wednesday. Shares of the global insurance group were off 6.7 per cent to $48.21 in late morning trading on Friday after the company reported earnings that were in line with analyst estimates.

By Jason Abbruzzese, Financial Times

November 2nd, 2013|

FOMC delivers another open mouth operation

John Rutledge, Chief Investment Strategist at Safanad, discusses the Fed’s latest meeting and warns investors to stay away from interest-sensitive stocks.

Posted on CNBC

October 30th, 2013|