BCM Staff January 7, 2016 No Comments

Beam Capital Management launches free 401k education portal 401kTutor.com

 401k educational & investing tools are now needed more than ever

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Beam Capital Management announced the official launch of its unique 401k education website 401kTutor.com. The new website is free to use and offers custom 401k asset allocation models, reminder alerts to re-balance, and an innovative 401k education section dubbed ‘401k University’. Read more

BCM Staff January 5, 2016 No Comments

2016 Markets Outlook

2015 was characterized as a year with an uneventful first half that saw the S&P 500 trade within a narrow range from January to July before seeing a noticeable uptick in volatility in August through the rest of the year. It is important to remember that the month of August saw more than a 12% drop in the S&P 500 at its worst point. Nevertheless, the year ended flat for US stocks with the S&P 500 index declining slightly in price terms (-0.73%) but rising slightly (+1.38%) when you factor in dividends. Read more

BCM Staff September 1, 2015 No Comments

Mohannad Aama quoted by Newsweek

NewsweekMohannad Aama, Chief Investment officer and Senior Portfolio manager, was quoted in a story in Newsweek discussing recent market volatility and reasons behind it. Read more

BCM Staff March 21, 2014 No Comments

How will investors react to a further reduction in the Fed’s Quantitative Easing program?

This week’s Federal Reserve FOMC meeting was the first headed by new Chair Janet Yellen. Among the other novelties of this meeting was the removal of the Fed’s quantitative guidance on the level of unemployment that the Fed deems noteworthy as an indication of future inflation. The FOMC statement and the subsequent remarks made by Yellen at her press conference gave way to great confusion and misinterpretation among traders and led to a seesaw session on Wall Street with a 100+ point swing on the Dow Jones Industrial average.  Continue Reading