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2020 Financial Markets Update

Economic Updates|Investment Management

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First Quarter Market Update

April 21, 2017

Chief Investment Officer, Debbie Silversmith, recently hosted her quarterly market update. In the presentation, Debbie discussed key economic trends in […]

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The Media Is Not Your Friend

January 3, 2017

How the media’s singular focus on “Dow 20,000” is distorting investor expectations December 30, 2016 Since the election of Donald […]

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Post-Election Investment Webinar

November 10, 2016

The results of the Presidential Election surprised most pundits, initially sending stocks into a tail-spin, but within two days, the […]

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July 2016 Economic Update

July 29, 2016

On July 27, 2016, Chief Investment Officer Debbie Silversmith shared her insights into the global and domestic economy, Brexit, and the […]

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Second Quarter 2016 Economic & Market Review

July 15, 2016

Though the majority of second quarter was marked by uncertainty regarding U.S. monetary policy (the Fed), global growth, and the direction of global […]

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Market Fears Accelerate

February 11, 2016

  Investors are beginning to panic. Today’s slide in stocks brought the S&P 500 through its January 20th intraday low […]

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State of the Markets Webinar

July 15, 2015

On Tuesday, July 14th, First Western Trust’s Chief Investment Officer Debbie Silversmith discussed the state of the markets. In the […]

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Economic Forecast 2015

February 11, 2015

Chief Investment Officer Debbie Silversmith and Investment Policy Committee Member Warren Olsen recently presented First Western Trust’s 2015 economic forecast […]

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Economic and Market Update | October 2014

October 30, 2014

With the recent volatility in the market, many investors are feeling some anxiety over their investments. To help alleviate these concerns, […]

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Economic News and Market Update – May 2014

May 30, 2014

On May 29, 2014, Warren Olsen, First Western Trust’s chief investment officer, shared his insights into current market events and economic […]