President at Runnymede Capital Management

Samson Wang is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Runnymede Capital Management. He founded the firm in 1993 and oversees the investment portfolios of institutions, Taft-Hartley, captive insurance companies, public pension funds, non-profit/religious organizations, and high-net-worth ... more

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Economic Data Says Market Can Go Higher
Stocks continued to move up last week as all major U.S. indices hit new highs. Investor optimism rose as expectations for deregulation, possible tax cuts and fiscal stimulus under the new administration accelerated.
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EC Will Derivatives Be The Next Black Swan?
Why we worry that something dastardly is lurking around the corner.
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Watch Out! Negative Interest Rate Policy Is Coming To The US Sooner Than Later
Over the past six months, the stock markets around the world tumbled and the US has followed suit in 2016. Today, we are sounding off another BIG alarm that the banks are planning to take principal out of your bank deposits.
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The Fed: Asleep At The Switch
Many of the economic departments of the regional Federal Reserve banks conduct outstanding research on the economy. At Runnymede, I rely on them heavily for my prognostication on the economy as well as the stock market.
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Will Kamikaze Kuroda Crash The Global Financial Markets?
The Japanese government has been exhibiting again unconventional behavior by printing trillions of Yen which has been used to buy the country’s government bonds, corporate bonds, stocks and real estate with a total disregard to value and timing.
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They Say Recovery, We Say Recession
How is the economy doing currently? Not well. The United States has had two recessions in the 21st century, in 2001 and 2008/9. Our prognosis is that the US economy is losing steam quickly and the third recession is getting near.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AA Alcoa Inc.
ABB ABB LTD.
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
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
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.
CEO CNOOC Limited
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 Enterprises 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 Goldcorp Inc.
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
SOHU Sohu.com Inc.
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
TOT TOTAL S.A.
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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President
Runnymede Capital Management
1993 - Present (26 years 7 months)

Runnymede strives to do the right things for clients by providing objective advice, actively managing their investment portfolios and preserving assets during financial hurricanes. Our team takes pride in its independent research and critical thinking. Runnymede invests only in the highest quality assets and offer clients a range of investment strategies from traditional to unique (tactical asset allocation and service sector focused.)

Founder and President
Beacon Capital Management
1983 - 1993 (10 years 4 months)
Chief Equity Strategist and Director of Research
The Bank of New York
1971 - 1983 (12 years 5 months)
Security Analyst
Kidder, Peabody and College Retirement Equities Fund
1966 - 1971 (5 years 3 months)

Education

Yale University
BA
International Economics
Columbia Business School
MBA

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