Protecting client assets from bear markets while maintaining upside potential

Chris Wang is a Senior Vice President and Director of Research of Runnymede Capital Management. He is portfolio manager to the Runnymede Service Strategy which has superior investment results since launching the strategy in 2006.

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Capital One CEO Comments On The Biggest Disconnect Between Credit And Economy Ever
Last night on Capital One's 3Q earnings call, their founder and CEO Richard Fairbank made some interesting comments about what the credit card company is seeing in the COVID affected economy.
Does The China COVID Recovery Point To A V-Shaped US Recovery?
The manufacturing and industrial part of the Chinese economy has seen a remarkable recovery. For China, they still have a significant part (roughly 40%) of their economy in manufacturing so this bodes well for their economy.
How Many Jobs Aren't Coming Back Right Away?
In the last three weeks, over 15 million people have filed jobless claims. This is the sharpest employment loss in history. The unemployment rate will surpass 15% in short order and could even go to 20%+.
Don't Fight The Fed
There is an investment adage that says, "Don't fight the Fed." Put simply, when the Fed is providing liquidity to the markets, it should be an overall positive for the stock market, and you should be invested.
Jobless Claims Just Starting To Skyrocket
Last week jobless claims rose to 281,000. With the fast-moving COVID-19 eviscerating demand, this is just the initial blast off of jobless claims.
Fed Tries To Calm Markets But Instead Triggers Panic Selling
The Fed has limited ammo left in its arsenal. It could make even more asset purchases, buy equities like the Japanese, or try negative rates; but none of these options are particularly appealing.


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Using Cash Over Credit Is Costing You Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars
2 years ago

Thanks for your comments Cynthia. I agree added protection is another benefit but I would rank cash back/travel rewards as far outweighing buyer protection. Yes the protection is nice but I haven't had to use that in 20 years of credit card usage while I have used credit cards to build a 529 plan for my daughter, points for hotel stays and cash back in the thousands of dollars. Each card has many benefits that people need to be aware of...

Time To Invest In A Generator (Stock)?
2 years ago

Goldman is using EV/EBITDA and gets a price target of $53.

If you look at P/B, P/CF or P/S, they are all trading at the low end of their 5 year range.

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AA Alcoa Inc.
ABT Abbott Laboratories
ACI Arch Coal Inc
ACTG Acacia Research Corporation
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc
AFL AFLAC Incorporated
AGNC American Capital Agency Corp.
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc.
ALB Albemarle Corporation
ALU Alcatel-Lucent
ANR Alpha Natural Resources Inc.
APA Apache Corporation
APL Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P.
ARCC Ares Capital Corporation
ARNA Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ARR Armour Residential REIT Inc.
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BAYRY Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
BBRY (now BB) BlackBerry Ltd
BBT BB&T Corporation
BHP BHP Billiton Limited
BIDU Baidu, Inc.
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
BP BP p.l.c.
C Citigroup Inc.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CBL CBL & Associates Properties Inc.
CERN Cerner Corporation
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc.
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation
CHL China Mobile Limited
CIG Companhia Energtica de Minas Gerais - CEMIG
CIM Chimera Investment Corporation
CMI Cummins Inc.
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners, LP
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CSX CSX Corporation
CTL CenturyLink Inc.
CVX Chevron Corporation
DE Deere & Company
DNDN Dendreon Corporation
DNR Denbury Resources Inc.
DUK Duke Energy Corporation
DVN Devon Energy Corporation
EIX Edison International
EMC EMC Corporation
EMR Emerson Electric Co.
EOG EOG Resources Inc.
EPD Enterprise Products Partners L.P
ETP Energy Transfer Partners L.P.
EXC Exelon Corporation
F Ford Motor Company
FCX Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc.
FFIV F5 Networks Inc.
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust
FSLR First Solar, Inc.
FTR Frontier Communications Corporation
FXE Euro Currency Trust
GE General Electric Company
GG Formerly Goldcorp Inc. (see NEM)
GIS General Mills Inc.
GLW Corning Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
HAL Halliburton Company
HON Honeywell International Inc.
HTS Hatteras Financial Corp.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation
KMP Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P
KO The Coca-Cola Company
KOG Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp
KOL Market Vectors Coal ETF
LEG Leggett & Platt Inc.
LINE Linn Energy, LLC
LMT Lockheed Martin
LO Lorillard Inc.
MBT Mobile TeleSystems
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc.
MFA MFA Financial Inc.
MMM 3M Company
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
MO Altria Group Inc.
MOS Mosaic Company The
MRK Merck & Co Inc.
MRO Marathon Oil Corporation
MS Morgan Stanley
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MT ArcelorMittal
MWE MarkWest Energy Partners L.P.
NBL Noble Energy Inc.
NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc.
NOK Nokia Corporation
NUE Nucor Corporation
PAA Plains All American Pipeline L.P.
PBI Pitney Bowes Inc.
PBR Petrobras - Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
PCLN Priceline (Now BKNG)
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PM Philip Morris International Inc.
PNC PNC Financial Services GroupThe
POT Potash Corp (Now NTR)
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
RGLD Royal Gold Inc.
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SCCO Southern Copper Corporation
SDRL Seadrill Limited
SHW Sherwin Williams Co.
SID Companhia Siderrgica Nacional
SINA Sina Corporation
SIRI Sirius XM Radio Inc.
SLB Schlumberger Limited
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp.
SO Southern Company
SQM Sociedad Qumica y Minera de Chile S.A.
STO Statoil ASA
SU Suncor Energy Inc.
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TEF Telefonica S.A.
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
TM Toyota Motor Corporation
TNK Teekay Tankers Ltd
UTX United Technologies Corporation
V Visa Inc.
VALE Vale S.A.
VAR Varian Medical Systems Inc.
VVUS Vivus, Inc.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WMB Williams Companies Inc
WPRT Westport Innovations Inc
WR Westar Energy Inc.
X United States Steel Corporation
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
YUM YUM! Brands Inc.
YZC Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd.
ZNGA Zynga Inc.
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Work Experience

Director of Research
Runnymede Capital Management
2003 - Present (18 years 1 month)

Runnymede is a research-intensive investment firm. As an independent, boutique firm, Runnymede offers the highest level of service and works closely with clients to determine their needs and provides highly individualized solutions.

Runnymede was named Best Customer Service in Investment Management at the 2012 and 2013 Captive Service Awards and nominated 2008 Manager of the Year by Financial Investment News.

Board of Trustees, Treasurer
Temple of Understanding
2006 - 2013 (7 years 11 months)

The Temple of Understanding has led the way in interfaith education and advocacy for over 50 years. We educate youth and adults both cross culturally and inter-religiously for global citizenship and peaceful coexistence; advocate for acceptance and respect for religious pluralism by the worlds governing bodies; and actively continue to promote justice and tolerance.

Research analyst and assistant portfolio manager
1997 - 2001 (4 years 10 months)

Initially covered European telecommunications and utility stocks. In 1999, became assistant portfolio manager to the CREF Growth Accounts, which managed over $16 billion in assets.


University of Richmond
BS, Magna Cum Laude
1993 / 1997
University of Bath
1996 / 1996
Finance and Investments


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