Prior to joining Soleil Securities, Vince Farrell was a Principal at Scotsman; Chairman of Victory Capital Management of Cleveland; and Chairman of Victory SBSF Capital Management in New York. He was a founding partner of Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell, which was acquired by KeyCorp in 1995. Farrell held a variety of positions in his 23 years at SBSF, including Chief Investment Officer, and he served as the portfolio manager on a number of the firm's largest client relationships. He is a regular guest on the cable network CNBC as well as other national print and broadcast media.
Prior to joining SBSF, Farrell spent nine years at Smith Barney, Inc. as a Vice President-Sales.
Farrell graduated from Princeton University in 1969 and received his M.B.A. from the Iona College Graduate School of Business in 1972.
Farrell is a Vice President and member of the Class Board of Governors for Princeton University, class of 1969, and is co-Chairman of its Special Gifts Committee. He is also on the Academic Advisory Board for the History Department at Princeton.
Farrell is actively involved with the Westchester Putnam Special Olympics/Association of Retarded Citizens. He was named to the Hall of Fame at Archbishop Stepinac High School, White Plains, N.Y. in 1998, and was honored by Iona College in 2003 with the Trustees' Award for Lifetime Achievement. Irish American Magazine named him as one of the 50 most influential Irish Americans in finance in 2003. He is a trustee of the Buonoconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.
While big name investors are predicting a double dip, the economic indicators show more positive signs, says blogger Vince Farrell.
Oh, man. If this is the Benjamin's idea of monetary policy help, imagine if he wanted to screw things up. But I shouldn't blame Ben.
Chairman Ben Bernanke changed this weeks Federal Reserve meeting from one day to two. He has to have a good reason, right? He said there is a lot to discuss, but there usually is. These guys are not without ego and want their say, and the Chair wants more time.
Predications of global economic collapse are overstated, and ignore the market, says blogger Vince Farrell.