2019 markets were generally good for most investors. The upcoming presidential election, the new trade deal with China, and Brexit may increase volatility in 2020. On February 7th at our First Friday Networking at Noon event, we reviewed 2019 markets and providing a 2020 market outlook. Hans Blake, CFA, CPA provided some key insights and outlooks regarding the macroeconomic environment around the world and where there may be opportunities.
Hans has worked with high-net-worth individuals and institutions around the world. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who managed over $350M before founding Intelligent Investing. Hans has spent his entire career helping people minimize financial stress to maximize their lives.
The Chartered Financial Analyst® charter is considered by many to be the gold standard among financial professionals. Less than 20% of those who start the process ever become CFA® charterholders. Hans writes financial articles and gives public Intelligent Talks. He has been interviewed by The Greenville News, The Greenville Business Journal, NPR, and has appeared on WYFF News 4 to talk about the markets and portfolio management.