Mercadien In The News

9/20/2019

Reactions to latest trade headlines are an "absurdity" - A stock market drop after a low-level Chinese delegation ditched plans to visit farms in Montana points to a trading environment that has reached a level of ''absurdity,'' says Mercadien Asset Management President Ken Kamen.

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9/12/2019

Discussion on the Stock Market Rotation. Joining us to discuss more about the stock market rotation is Ken Kamen, President at the Mercadien Asset Management.

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8/16/2019

Potential recession may be mild A potential U.S. recession signaled by the bond market may be a mild one unlike that of 2008, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.

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8/5/2019

Dow Tanks 767 Points - NJ Financial Expert Says Don't Panic Nervous investors in New Jersey and around the world are wondering what happens next after stocks took a nosedive on Monday, amid fears of an escalating trade war between the U.S and China.

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7/22/2019

Investing Near All-Time Highs Should investors be aggressive or patient with the stock market in today’s economy? We debate this topic with Ken Kamen, President at Mercadien Asset Management and Phil Blancato, CEO at Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management.

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7/19/2019

Don't Let Market Highs Scare You New index highs raise anxiety for some investors who fear gravity will pull them down, says Mercadien Asset Management's Ken Kamen. He says it's still safe to buy the S&P 500 at current valuations and recommends dividend stocks for retirees.

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6/21/2019

Investors rely too much on Fed amid Gulf tensions Investors have shrugged off the rising tensions in the Gulf, and that's a source of concern, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.

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6/19/2019

Powell has got the message the Fed needs to strike a more dovish tone Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management discusses what to expect from today's Fed decision, and whether the Fed should be cutting rates.

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6/19/2019

When it come to money, this is what most americans regret A survey by Bankrate.com finds that an overwhelming majority of Americans have a financial regret. Of those regrets, 56% said they were disappointed with their savings. 27% wish they had started saving earlier for retirement, 19% are upset they don't have enough for emergencies and 10% say they have not saved enough for their child's education.

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5/8/2019 

Kamen: You might as well pick a fight when things are strong Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management discusses the trade fight between the US and China, the prospects for a possible deal, and the impact of any potential outcome on the markets.

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4/25/2019

Financial Advise: Don't sacrifice your savings to support adult kids Half of American parents with adult children say supporting their grown kids has jeopardized their retirement savings, with more than 17% saying it has as significant impact. This is according to a new report from Bankrate.

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4/3/2019

Kamen: The Fed is out of the picture this year, and that's a positive for... Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management discusses the biggest issues facing investors right now: A Fed rate hike or cut this year and US-China trade.

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3/15/2019 

S&P can rise another 5-10 percent from here Mercadien Asset Management's president tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that barring a substantive U.S.-China trade deal or Brexit solution, Wall Street can rise in the single digit percentages by year's end.

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2/22/2019

Beware of Facebook New York's governor ordered a probe into Facebook's access to personal data. Mercadien Asset Management's president gives his views on Facebook, the wave of IPOs to come, and the plunge in Kraft Heinz shares.

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2/20/2019

Kamen: Investors are still hostage to equities right now Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management discusses the impact the Fed's move to hit pause on rate hikes has had on US and global markets.

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1/25/2019

Bad narrative continues despite short-term shutdown deal Mercadien Asset Management's president tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he's no impressed by the short-term deal to end the government shutdown. Kamen says get out of momentum stocks and get into consumer, industrial and financial stocks.

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1/8/2019 

Kamen: When you're scared out of the markets because of a downturn... Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management says you can't wait for the calm period to come in the markets, managing your portfolio is about determining how much risk you want to take on so you feel comfortable.

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12/21/2018

Make a stock shopping list and include banks Amid the gut-wrenching slide on Wall Street, the president of Mercadien Asset Management tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should be prepared to buy stocks on sale.

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12/12/2018

How to handle getting a raise We're starting to hear about employers being generous with raises again, so if you got a raise recently: Congratulations! It's great to see your hard work pay off. But...before you daydream about what you're going to do with the extra cash, think about your long-term goals.

But ... before you daydream about what you're going to do with the extra cash, think about your long-term goals.

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12/12/2018

An important tip for managing your credit score These days, it's so easy to check your credit score but not everyone is in tune with what they're reading or how to improve their credit. Having a score above 800 is excellent, and a score above 750 is great — but what do you need to know beyond that?

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12/12/2018

Try this easy tip to stay on budget As we slide into the holidays (and maybe the next pants size, thanks to all of those holiday treats and parties), some of us know our spending habits aren't as good as they should be.

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12/12/2018

How to start planning for retirement Some people are intimidated at the thought of planning for retirement, because there are so many unknowns...

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12/11/2018

Major market volatility and your money Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management digs in on the markets’ recent turbulence.

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11/16/2018

Pick up international stocks ahead of the G-20 meeting Mercadien Asset Management's president tells Reuters' Fred Katayama international stocks are set to bolt higher if the G-20 meeting next week yields progress on U.S.-China trade relations.

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11/8/2018

Fed worries and the markets Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management gives his take on the markets ahead of the Fed decision.

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9/25/2018

Markets and the trade effect Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management discusses stocks’ muted reaction to the trade turmoil.

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9/21/2018

Stay away from reclassified S&P communications sector The president of Mercadien Asset Management tells Reuters' Fred Katayama it's time for value stocks to regain leadership, so it's time to lighten up on FAANG stocks

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8/9/2018

The average debt owed by 2017 college grads in NJ The average borrower graduated a New Jersey college or university in 2017 with a student debt load of $30,794 — a 9 percent jump compared to the Class of 2016.

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7/20/2018

Rebalance out of tech into cyclicals and staples Mercadien Asset Management's president also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama to move into small caps and financial stocks.

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7/17/2018

Ken Kamen on the problem with momentum trading Ken Kamen, President of Mercadien Asset Management talks about the current state of the market.

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6/20/2018

Know how much you need to retire? How to start planning How much money do you need to retire one day? If you're like most Americans, you have no idea

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6/20/2018

Kamen: Investors that respond to daily headlines could be at a... Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management says small caps are a bright light for investors because they have less international exposure, and will start to reap the benefits of the US tax cuts.

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6/15/2018

Invest in small caps amid the trade tensions Mercadien Asset Management's president tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that investors can seek solace in small caps because they're less exposed overseas than big cap stocks.

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5/25/2018

"Sweet spot" for equity investors is now The president of Mercadien Asset Management tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he likes equities for now but adds that investors may reposition their portfolios at year's end as yields climb higher.

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5/9/2018

Markets poised to open higher after US Iran decision Ken Kamen of Mercadien Asset Management and Jeff Hirsch of Stock Trader’s Almanac give their take.

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4/9/2018

Earnings will put floor on the market's drop Mercadien Asset Management's president also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should stay away from Facebook and some social media stocks because the narrative is changing.

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4/11/2018

Women need more money than men in retirement If you find saving for retirement to be a struggle, welcome to the club. On this episode of Forever 39, we talk with Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, on the steps you should be taking now to live out your golden years in bliss.

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4/8/2018

Is it time to cash out of the stock market? After a prolonged stretch of continual solid growth, we finally hit a bump in the road on Wall Street earlier this year.

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2/23/2018

Wall Street is clearing its way back to its old highs It will take time for U.S. stocks to get back up, for now the markets are trying to find a new level.

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2/9/2018

As stocks plunge again, NJ investors get worried After calm, steady growth for years, Wall Street is suddenly bouncing up and down like a yo-yo.

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1/10/2018

Majority of parents helping adult kids with expenses - but you can stop Once adult children leave home to make their marks in the world, you'd assume the bank of mom and dad would be closed for business. But for many of today's millennials and Gen Xers, that's simply not the case.

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