June 17—In this episode, Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth welcomes Abby Joseph Cohen, advisory director and senior investment strategist at Goldman Sachs. Known as the “prophet of Wall Street,” Abby has been named one of Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance for 2020. Abby discusses with Tony the critical and evolving issues around health policy, consumer behavior, markets, and global relations in this unprecedented pandemic era.
June 16—Mention the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and business owners’ ears perk up. Annmarie Lee, M&T Bank associate general counsel and member of our PPP Leadership team, gives us the skinny on how business owners can navigate the program. Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth also talks to our client Janet Wischnia, founder of textile business American Blossom Linens. She gives us an inside look at how PPP funded her ability to pivot and meet altered, COVID-induced demand.
May 18—$6.0 trillion. Roughly half of that was recently given out to ease Americans’ COVID-19-induced economic suffering—with nearly another $3 trillion now proposed. That’s atop a U.S. debt tab of over $20 trillion. Our CIO Tony Roth and Chief Economist Luke Tilley discuss why it matters, whether we should be worried, and the importance of having a plan. Please listen to important disclosures at the end of the podcast.