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Affluent Christian Investor | March 8, 2021

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David Bahnsen

David Bahnsen

David L. Bahnsen, CFP®, CIMA® is the founder, Managing Director, and Chief Investment Officer of The Bahnsen Group, a private wealth management boutique based in Newport Beach, managing over $1 billion in client assets. David has been named as one of Barron’s America’s Top 1,200 Advisors as well as On Wall Street’s Top 40 Advisors Under 40 and Financial Times Top 300 Advisors in America. He brought The Bahnsen Group independent through the elite boutique fiduciary, HighTower Advisors, in April 2015 after eight years as a Chairman's Club Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and seven years as a First Vice President at UBS Financial Services. He is a frequent guest on CNBC and Fox Business and is a regular contributor to Forbes. David serves on the Board of Directors for the National Review Institute and the Lincoln Club of Orange County, and is a founding Trustee for Pacifica Christian High School of Orange County. David's true passions include anything related to USC football, the financial markets, politics, and his house in the desert. His ultimate passions are his lovely wife of 15+ years, Joleen, their gorgeous and brilliant children, sons Mitchell and Graham, and daughter Sadie, and the life they’ve created together in Newport Beach, California.

Posts By David Bahnsen

June 17, 2020 |

Let’s Be Very Clear About Bear And Bull Markets

Thursday’s market drop did not stress me out.  There is a reason why I am telling you this.

1,800 points came off the Dow in one day, the fourth worst day of the year by the way, and while I … Read More

June 5, 2020 |

A Decade-Long Viewpoint On The Oil & Gas Story

I had promised more of a summary this week on my takeaways from the extraordinary Mauldin Strategic Investment Conference, and indeed, this week’s Dividend Cafe forced me to deal with several issues that were front and center at the … Read More

May 5, 2020 |

April Was Best Month For Stocks Since 1987

The month of April came to an end this week.  It feels weird to say it was the best month for stocks since January of 1987, even though it was.  When stocks suffer the kind of rapid and violent moves … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

The Worst Argument For A Recession

The unforced error it will be difficult to wish away

It is becoming more clear that the business expansion underway before the trade war has taken on water that it may not be able to drain away even if … Read More

September 4, 2018 |

There’s Never Been A Recession When Profits Were Growing

By the time you are reading this we are 2/3rd’s of the way through 2018, with the final trimester representing the greatest time of year (that is, of course, a reference to football season and the holidays, and not … Read More

August 20, 2018 |

Global Tensions Ripple Through World Markets

Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

Some intriguing (two-way) volatility returned to the markets this week, as the dollar made new highs on the year, emerging markets roiled around currency concerns, and attention to trade talks zigged the markets some days … Read More

August 14, 2018 |

Solving The Trade Deficit Problem

Markets are up this week again as earnings season moves further towards completion, and continued statements around tariffs and retaliatory tariffs are met with continued apathy by the market.  I’d like to think this week’s visit in the Dividend Café … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

Trade, Growth, Inflation And Real Estate Watch

The market sits substantially off the lows of Q1 and Q2, and yet with the significant headwind of trade and tariff uncertainty continuing to linger.  This week was “case in point” of the underlying tension in markets – as … Read More

July 9, 2018 |

Two Things Could Push Markets Higher: Dovish Fed And End Of The Trade War

I trust everyone had a wonderful Independence Day, and that the second half of your 2018’s has started off the way you wish.  Markets have zigged and zagged a bit this week, though when half of the country is really … Read More

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