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Featuring Jeff Duncan
Featuring Jeff Duncan
Featuring Jeff Duncan
Featuring Jeff Duncan
Featuring Jeff Duncan
Media Coverage Abstracts
MarketWatch Radio – 8/17/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, shares his current market outlook with Larry Kofsky of Market Watch Radio. Duncan addresses heightened investor concerns of a double-dip recession and says, “Last week’s volatility was extreme. I think these are normal market conditions that we’re having now.” He goes on to discuss his defensive investment strategies, explaining that he is moving his clients’ portfolios into cash.
FOX Business Network – 8/10/2011
Dan Cotter and Liz Claman of FOX Business Network consult the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan discusses the current economic climate, noting that there are “massive structural problems that these governments need to deal with” and that are contributing to ongoing volatility. He goes on to outline his firm’s investment strategies in light of the recent market activity. He recommends that investors consider raising cash in their portfolios and buy inverse exchange-traded funds to combat market uncertainty.
International Business Times – 8/9/2011
Ryan Vlastelica for International Business Times spotlights the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan comments on economic activity contributing to heightened market volatility. He notes that early-August’s market sell-off is prompting investor hopes that the Federal Reserve is working toward developing a plan to boost the struggling economy. Duncan goes on to express concern that a Fed plan might not be enough to support stocks.
Portfolio.com – 8/9/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, shares his current market outlook with Ryan Vlastelica for Portfolio.com. Duncan addresses investor concerns surrounding the increased recession risk in light of the U.S. credit downgrade and as volatility continues. He explains that investors are looking to the Federal Reserve to develop a plan moving forward and investor’s anticipation of relief and prompting stocks to rise. However, he warns that the plan might not be sufficient enough to help stock prices in the long-run.
Reuters – 8/9/2011
Ryan Vlastelica of Reuters consults the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, Founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan comments on heightened investor uncertainty in light of recent market volatility and economic news. He hopes that investors are anticipating action from the Federal Reserve, explaining, “People are hoping the Fed is working on a plan.” He goes on to caution that the Fed’s plan might not be enough to support stocks.
MSNCB.com – 8/5/2011
Melissa Francis and Bill Griffeth highlight the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management for MSNBC.com. Duncan comments on the severity of the European economic crisis and how it might impact the U.S. markets. With many aspiring retirees expressing concerns about their investments, Duncan explains that the government needs to address the employment situation to promote domestic economic growth.
CNBC “The Call” – 8/5/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, joins Melissa Francis and Bill Griffeth for a live segment on CNBC “The Call.” Duncan addresses investor concerns surrounding recent volatility in domestic and global markets. He notes that aspiring retirees are worried that the government debt deal and the European debt crisis will impact their portfolios. Duncan explains that the government must take “short-term measures” and implement structural reform, such as reducing taxes for the people who create jobs.
MarketWatch – 7/21/2011
Christopher Hinton of MarketWatch consults Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, on General Electric’s upcoming earnings report. Duncan comments on General Electric’s popularity within retirees’ portfolios. He notes that raising the company’s dividend “would drive demand from people seeking steady income because interest rates for savings accounts are at historic lows.”
FOX News.com LIVE – 7/15/2011
Tracy Byrnes of FOX News.com LIVE highlights the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan offers his current market outlook, commenting on gold’s steady price increase. He notes that investors are concerned with U.S. treasuries in light of the Federal Reserve’s recent statement and as a result, the debt ceiling debates are increasing demand for gold.
BNN.com – 7/15/2011
BNN.com reporters spotlight the investment expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan comments on the recent debt ceiling debate, recommending that investors forgo their treasuries. He explains, “At this stage in the game it’s wise to go ahead and unload our treasuries (…) I know we’ve been in multi-decade rally in treasuries but at some point we want to take some money off the table and take some profits.”
Business News Network – 7/14/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, joins host Michael Hainsworth for a live segment of BNN’s MarketWrap. Duncan discusses a potential downgrade of the U.S. debt and how it will affect investors’ portfolios. He cites the risk of default and notes that as a result many investors are no longer considering treasuries as a “safe haven.” Having many clients who favor conservative investments, Duncan recommends they allocate their assets in cash and fixed instruments in light of the current market trends.
MarketWatch Radio – 7/14/2011
Larry Kofsky of MarketWatch Radio consults the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. With corporations showing strong fundamentals, Duncan remains optimistic of the stock market and the upcoming earnings season. He notes that many companies have “tons of cash, great balance sheets and interest rates near zero,” which will help maintain growth. He goes on to emphasize the importance of Congress reaching a debt deal to further instill investor confidence in the recovery.
Yahoo! Finance – 6/16/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management provides his cautiously optimistic market outlook to Simon Hobbs and Melissa Lee for Yahoo! Finance. Duncan shares his philosophy of investing in the down market when an investor has available cash. “I think this is a great time if you’ve been sitting on some cash to start getting back in,” he explains. He goes on to discuss his top stock picks displaying strong fundamentals in the long-term market.
CNBC “Squawk on the Street” – 6/16/2011
Simon Hobbs and Melissa Lee of CNBC “Squawk on the Street” spotlight the investment expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, Duncan outlines investment recommendations for the current market environment and notes the sectors that are poised for growth. He explains, “I think the small cap sector has been hit, the multinationals, almost everything across the board has been hit, so I think nibbling at the small caps and the multinationals would be a great place to start.”
The Saint Louis Post Dispatch – 5/20/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, shares his market expertise with David Nicklaus of the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch. Duncan comments on current market activity in the technology sector and details what that means for investors. “I think anybody who has some piece of a company that’s somewhat similar the bankers are going to be in a hurry now to put in on the market. The market in general does not have a bubble mentality, but this industry is going to get crazy real fast,” he says.
MSNBC.com – 5/9/2011
Mark Haines and Melissa Lee for MSNBC.com spotlight the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan comments on the current market environment, cautioning investors on global growth that is prompting the dollar to decline. However, he remains optimistic about the U.S. market, commenting that many domestic goods and services are needed overseas which yield investment opportunities for U.S. investors.
CNBC “Stock Blog”
JeeYeon Park of CNBC.com consults the investment expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan outlines ETFs that he believes investors should be focusing on in the current environment. He identifies sectors poised to perform well over the long-term, including those which are typically “out-of-favor” among investors.
CNBC “Squawk on the Street” – 5/9/2011
Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management, joins Mark Haines and Melissa Lee on a live segment of CNBC “Squawk on the Street” to discuss his investment strategies for the current market environment. Duncan suggests that investors look to U.S. companies “that have international footprints,” which will provide for a more diverse portfolio. He goes on to offer his positive market outlook despite recent global events.
TheStreet.com – 5/9/2011
Joe Mont of TheStreet.com highlights the investment expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management in a article discussing strategies that investors can implement to protect their portfolios as they go on vacation. He says, “As an individual investor, you need to have a flow of information, and I think that’s easy to accomplish in today’s world (…) whether you are cruising on a boat, or on some deserted island, I still think you can still somehow pick up a signal and keep track of your positions.”
MarketWatch – 4/21/2011
Christopher Hinton of MarketWatch highlights the market expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan discusses General Electric’s first quarter earnings release, noting that although the earnings exceeded expectation, the numbers were not enough to improve the company’s short-term concerns. Duncan goes on to discuss the stock’s historic performance, noting that GE hit its low stock price the previous year, and suggests investors may want to considering cashing in their holdings.
MSN Money – 4/5/2011
MSN Money’s Michael Brush spotlights the investment expertise of Jeff Duncan, founder and CEO of Duncan Financial Management. Duncan discusses global investment opportunities as Japan begins reconstruction efforts. He notes that the recovery has a sizable price tag attached, but emphasizes that there are ways for U.S. companies to contribute to recovery efforts and allow investors to benefit. He explains, “If it trickles down, as we all know it is going to have to, I think this is going to be a major opportunity for a lot of our industrial companies here in the U.S.”
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