Michael Yoshikami, Ph.D., CFP®, is CEO, founder and chairman of Destination Wealth Management's Investment Committee at Destination. Founded in 1986, Destination is a San Francisco Bay Area-based independent, wealth-management firm. He leads the research initiatives at DWM and develops tactical allocation strategies for firm portfolios.
Michael is also finance professor at the National University of Singapore and authors finance white papers for the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS.
Michael was named by Barron's as one of the Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors for 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. He holds a BS in business administration, MBA and Ph.D. in education. He is also a Certified Financial Planner®.
Clearly, we are in an unprecedented time in economic history of the United States. And the Federal Reserve stands as the activist institution holding the strings to the future of economic recovery.
It's iPad week. Expect the usual frenzy around Apple's latest product launch. In our discussions with Apple watchers, we expect a significant upgrade including better display and LTE support.
I'm in Singapore on an Asian research trip and I continue to be impressed with the trajectory of this region in terms of its growing influence on global economics.
The Shanghai Composite Index fell 23 percent since the beginning of the year, largely due to concerns over global economic fragility and fears of China’s property market overheating. Given the correction, is it a good time to buy China equities? Well, if you believe in the China growth story, then China is worth looking at now.
Though lawmakers reached a debt deal, a closer look reminded trader Kenny Polcari of a great dish, stuffed pork rolls.
Pro trader Kenny Polcari offers his thoughts on the market, as well as his recipe of the day.
If Congress puts default on the table, it is declaring war on you and your job, your pension and your savings.
The cancellation of President Obama's trip to East Asia was entirely appropriate.