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September 21, 2022

Watch: Market isn't recovering the same way it has in the past: Phil Blancato

September 16, 2022

Watch: Meta, Nvidia Pummeled in Nasdaq 100’s Worst Week in 8 Months

September 15, 2022

Watch: ADBE, MSFT, TWLO: Long-Term Tech Stocks To Invest In

September 7, 2022

Watch: Why is the strong dollar wreaking havoc on the market?

August 23, 2022

Watch: Regal Cinemas owner considers bankruptcy, Fed's possible next rate hike and more: Tuesday's 5 things to know

August 23, 2022

Watch: US stocks mixed as investors continue to fear Fed rate hikes

August 17, 2022

Watch: We expect growth in the fourth quarter: Gina Bolvin

August 9, 2022

Watch: Megacap Tech Stocks Amid Falling Valuations

July 26, 2022

Watch: Why it may be a great time to add risk back into your portfolio

July 19, 2022

Read: 10 retirement risks facing your clients

June 29, 2022

Watch: Inflation starting to peak: Market strategist

June 15, 2022

Watch: Kaltbaum: Fed is just playing catch-up

June 9, 2022

Watch: This is when investors will see more stability in the market: Kenny Polcari

June 2, 2022

Watch: Crowdstrike (CRWD) Caught In The Crosshairs Of Market Corrections

May 18, 2022

Watch: How investors can survive the volatile market

May 4, 2022

Watch: Don't watch Powell, just watch interest rates: Investor panel

May 3, 2022

Watch: Charles Payne: What can the midterm elections mean for the economy and the market?

April 22, 2022

Watch: Stock To Buy: Delta AIrlines (DAL), Fed Rate Hike Expectations

April 20, 2022

Advisor Group chief market strategist reflects on investing advice following Netflix losing subscribers on 'Making Money.'

Watch: Phil Blancato: If you sell smartly, you never lose badly

March 17, 2022

Read: Wall Street rises as investors eye Fed moves, Ukraine peace talks

March 16, 2022

Watch: Fed raises fund rate by one quarter point

March 9, 2022

Watch: Americans are feeling serious pain over inflation: Frances Donald


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March 9, 2022

Watch: Energy Companies' Profits Will Surge This Much Due To Soaring Oil

March 2, 2022

Watch: Charles Payne: Is this a responsible move from Powell?

February 15, 2022

Watch: Marriott (MAR) Earnings Recap

January 24, 2022

Watch: Market sell-off is 'a normal course' as Fed gets ready to hike interest rates

January 21, 2022

Watch: Netflix 4Q Earnings: Stock Price Moves Lower


January 5, 2022

Watch: Fed created massive bubbles for the economy: Kaltbaum


December 29, 2021

Watch: Metaverse a whole new paradigm: Blancato


December 23, 2021

Watch: Very optimistic on equities in 2022


- Jaime Desmond

December 1, 2021

Watch: Can Fed pull off rate hikes without giving market fits?


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November 17, 2021

Yardeni Research president Ed Yardeni, strategist Phil Blancato and Gary Kaltbaum evaluate the market on 'Making Money.'

Watch: Debate over stock market bubble heats up


November 10, 2021

Watch: Supply chain crisis will ‘work itself out': Market expert


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November 3, 2021

Watch: Fed prepared to adjust taper pace with changes in economic outlook


October 11, 2021

Watch: Help your portfolio by embracing cyclical names: Market expert


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October 4, 2021

Phil Blancato, Advisor Group Chief Market Strategist, discusses private capital amid inflation fears.

Watch: How worried should consumers be over inflation?


September 27, 2021

Watch: 'The growth craze is over': Market expert


September 16, 2021

Watch: Market strategist breaks down key companies to invest in


September 8, 2021

Watch: How would Powell keeping Fed position impact markets?


September 1, 2021

Watch: Phil Blancato on Cathie Wood's 'risky' investments


August 18, 2021

Watch: Market strategist explains why there is 'no reason to exit the market'


August 11, 2021

Watch: How are markets reacting to CPI report?


August 4, 2021

Watch: Market under pressure after jobs data miss, Fed concerns


July 19, 2021

Watch: Reflation, reopening trade under pressure as Delta variant spreads


July 14, 2021

Watch: Stocks mixed after Fed Chair Powell eases taper fears


June 30, 2021

Watch: Is this the greatest stock pickers' market ever?


June 23, 2021

Watch: Has the market settled on inflation being transitory?


June 9, 2021

Watch: Will the Reddit revolution continue gaining momentum?


June 2, 2021

Watch: Investors weigh strengthening economy amid inflation concerns


May 26, 2021

Watch: Gensler says SEC considering new rules to tackle SPACs


May 24, 2021

Watch: Stocks Climb; Bitcoin Edges Up After Wild Weekend


May 20, 2021

Watch: Labor & Housing Markets - TD Ameritrade Network


May 19, 2021

The Bahnsen Group managing partner David Bahnsen, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and former Dallas Fed adviser Danielle DiMartino Booth discuss the Federal Reserve, inflation, cryptocurrency and today's markets.

Watch: 'Buy the dip': Asset manager on today’s markets


May 7, 2021

Watch: Fed wanted a weak jobs report says wealth advisor Phil Blancato


May 5, 2021

Watch: Yellen backtracks interest rate comment, now says she doesn't expect inflation


April 21, 2021

Watch: 'Ebb and flow' of bull market may be annoying, but is encouraging to investors


April 14, 2021

Watch: Philip Blancato Discusses The State Of Economic Recovery


April 7, 2021

Watch: Can Fed Chair Powell keep rates where he wants them?


April 6, 2021

Watch: Energy Stocks Have Beaten All Other Sectors So Far This Year, But Analysts Divided Over Near-Term Outlook


March 16, 2021

Read: 7 Giant Stocks Still Missing From The S&P 500 Run Circles Around It


March 15, 2021

Read: Amazon, Six Flags, Square: Here Are The Stocks Ready To Rise Thanks To New Stimulus Checks


March 3, 2021

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato shares insight on stock market movement.

Watch: Blancato predicts CPI inflation at 2.7% in second quarter


March 1, 2021

Read: Mutual Funds Are Losing Ground To Exchange-Traded Funds, But Remain Dominant In Overall Size And In 401 (K) Retirement Accounts


February 24, 2021

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato Kaltbaum Capital Management president and BullTick Capital Markets chief strategist, Kathryn Rooney Vera, discuss Fed's impact on economic movement.

Watch: Gary Kaltbaum predicts Dow to hit 40k in next nine months


February 23, 2021

Philip Blancato talks about expecting sentiment and other areas of the U.S. economy to improve significantly once current restrictions are removed as stimulus checks distributed in January. He also provides his stocks to watch.

Watch: Philip Blancato Examines the State of Economic Recovery


February 10, 2021

Quill Intelligence LLC CEO and chief strategist Danielle DiMartino Booth, Walser Wealth Management President Rebecca Walser and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discuss how the Federal Reserve's actions can affect the U.S. markets, economy and citizens' daily lives.

Watch: Federal Reserve doesn't have the tools to address inequality: Strategist


January 20, 2021

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato gives tips on how to financially prepare for the future.

Watch: How to save for retirement


January 12, 2021

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discusses reopening stock winners and losers.

Watch: How to take advantage of the 'reopening trade'


December 10, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato: Consider Taking Position In Airbnb As Long-Term Play


December 9, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discusses 2020 IPO mania and shares his investing tips.

Watch: Why you should invest in Southwest Airlines and Marriott, according to asset manager


December 2, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato shares his investing tips regarding software stocks like CrowdStrike and Okta.

Watch: Buy, sell or hold: Tech stocks


November 25, 2020

Landenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato shares his outlook for the markets.

Watch: Under Armour, Berkshire Hathaway stocks are market movers: Analyst


November 19, 2020

Watch: Stocks slide as jobless claims, coronavirus restrictions rise Earnings from Macy's and Nvidia were in focus


November 18, 2020

Ladenberg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discusses investing in airlines, cruise lines and real estate.

Watch: Investors betting on a return to normalcy


November 11, 2020

Watch: Buy, sell or hold: Coronavirus-related stocks


November 4, 2020

Landenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and Michael Lee of Michel Lee Strategy discuss the effects of the undecided presidential election on the stock market.

Watch: How to invest the day after election


October 21, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato provides insight into General Motors stock and investing in coronavirus markets.

Watch: How should investors navigate changing COVID-19 markets?


October 14, 2020

Watch: Invest in Logitech, Nokia because US consumers are spending stimulus money: Asset manager


October 12, 2020

Watch: Apple and Amazon drive rally on Wall Street


October 7, 2020

Watch: There's investing opportunities in 3D printing: Expert


October 2, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato's Stocks To Watch: JPM, MSFT, MAR


September 30, 2020

Watch: Phil Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management on his outlook for the markets


September 29, 2020

Watch: Analysts' view: Investors react to first Trump-Biden election debate


September 23, 2020

Watch: Market dip is expected and normal: Asset manager


September 16, 2020

Watch: How will Fed decision impact economic recovery?


September 9, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato, Bulltick Capital Markets chief strategist Kathryn Rooney Vera and Strategic Wealth Partners CEO Mark Tepper on investing in today's markets.

Watch: 'A good brushfire in the market is healthy': Asset manager


September 3, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato's Expectations Ahead Of Employment Situation Report


August 31, 2020

Money Map Press chief investment strategist Shah Gilani, Gibbs Wealth Management CIO Erin Gibbs and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management's Phil Blancato add their analysis on which stocks are leading today's markets.

Watch: Will more tech companies split their stock?


August 19, 2020

Watch: Was the shortest bear market in history irrational?


August 13, 2020

Watch: Timeline for a Vaccine


August 12, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato talks about the difference between investing in the weed industry and investing in the industries that support the production of weed.

Watch: Is it time for investors to consider pot stocks?


July 22, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato shares tips on investment opportunities amid coronavirus markets.

Watch: Invest in names that will do well coming out of recession: Asset manager


July 20, 2020

Watch: Shift from growth to value stocks: advisor


July 15, 2020

Watch: Fed won't go to negative rates, but will buy stocks, keep printing money: Gary Kaltbaum


July 7, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO Phil Blancato discusses investing in coronavirus markets and why his stock picks include Microsoft, Costco and Marriott.

Watch: Why this asset manager says Marriott is opportunistic stock


June 12, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato gives his investing tips and recommends being in both value and growth stocks.

Watch: Growth stocks vs. value stock: Which one will outperform?


June 12, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato Talks Stocks' Rebound


June 11, 2020

Phil Blancato, CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, talks to “Squawk Box Asia” about the selloff on Wall Street, saying he expects a rocky ride for retail investors as U.S. economic data have yet to support the market's move higher.

Watch: Retail investors will struggle this year: Asset management expert


June 6, 2020

Read: ASX Today: Test for rally as Wall Street pauses


June 4, 2020

Read: Thursday's Stock Market Close: US Equities Narrowly Mixed On Disappointing Jobs Report, Yields Jump


June 4, 2020

Watch: Dow is flat as June rally pauses, Nasdaq-100 hits record high


May 28, 2020

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato explains why investor portfolios should be diversified despite a shift in market leadership from technology to value names and what important lessons he's learned during the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch: Investors need to pay attention to more than just data: CEO


May 22, 2020

Phil Blancato, CEO, at LTAM, discusses the latest on the markets with Doug Krizner and Paul Allen on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia.

Listen: Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia' Full Show (05/22/2020)


May 21, 2020

"Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia" previews the market open and analyzes all the global breaking news essential for your business day ahead.

Watch: Phil Blancato on the markets (Radio)


May 13, 2020

Read: Wall St. totters on fears of pandemic resurgence as economy reopens


May 12, 2020

Read: S&P 500 dips on fears of virus resurgence in economic reopening


May 6, 2020

Watch: US Chine Trade Tensions


April 28, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato's Investment Strategies During Bear Market


April 11, 2020

Read: The S&P 500 has rebounded 25% in less than three weeks. Here's what's going on


April 1, 2020

Watch: As coronavirus spreads, how should you approach your portfolio?


April 1, 2020

Watch: When to get back into stocks


March 31, 2020

Read: Overnight Markets: healthcare stocks lead Wall Street rally


March 31, 2020

Read: New York Stock Exchange rallies, led by healthcare booms


March 30, 2020

Read: Wall Street rallies, led by healthcare jump


March 16, 2020

Walser Wealth Management President Rebecca Walser and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discuss how the market could perform if the federal government locks everyone down.

Watch: Will government enact a national quarantine?


March 10, 2019

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato, Divine Capital CEO Dani Hughes and Belpointe chief market strategist David Nelson discuss markets, oil and coronavirus.

Watch: Coronavirus causes wild market swings


March 9, 2019

Read: Stocks, Treasury Yields Tumble on Oil Crash, Coronavirus Fears


February 21, 2020

Read: Wall Street slides as gloomy data adds to coronavirus fears


February 18, 2020

Divine Capital founder and CEO Danielle Hughes and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management's Phil Blancato discuss how coronavirus is impacting the stock market's performance in various sectors.

Watch: Coronavirus hasn't heavily impacted earnings in market: Expert


January 23, 2020

Watch: Coronavirus unlikely to have long-term effect on markets: Wealth adviser


January 23, 2020

Watch: Wall Street loses momentum; ASX to drop from record high as investors take profits


January 22, 2020

2020 will be rocked by volatility, says CEO

Watch: Phil Blancato, president and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, says "something small right now" could spook the markets, adding that this year will be rocked by volatility.


January 15, 2020

The U.S. seals an initial trade accord with China even as steps on Huawei renew tensions

Watch: Stocks Rise as U.S., China Sign Trade Deal


January 13, 2020

Watch: Philip Blancato's Investment Strategy


January 10, 2020

Watch: First Trust Advisors chief economist Brian Wesbury and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management president and CEO Phil Blancato discuss how companies are giving employees higher paychecks in order to fill job openings.


January 9, 2020

Watch: Thursday's Stock Market Close: US Equities Jump As Traders Fears Over Iran Ease


January 7, 2020

Watch: Energy, healthcare stocks drag Wall Street lower


December 18, 2019

Watch: Phil Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management says it's "very problematic" to make an aggressive bet on risk assets now.


December 9, 2019

Watch: Will tariffs severely impact US market, economy next quarter?


November 18, 2019

Watch: Philip Blancato Talks Market Strategies For Year-End


November 6, 2019

Watch: Stocks need a new catalyst to rally-Ladenburg Thalmann CEO


November 5, 2019

Watch: Dow, NASDAQ on pace for record closing highs


October 28, 2019

Read: Top Advisor: This Would 'Swing Our Outlook' On Stocks


October 22, 2019

Read: Stocks slide as Brexit vote fails, Turkey cease-fire expires


October 18, 2019

U.K. markets hover ahead of high-stakes parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal
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Read: Stocks Drop on China Data


October 18, 2019

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and Cresset Wealth Management Jack Ablin discuss the importance of consumer sentiment and how investors should approach Boeing stocks.

Watch: How should investors reconcile falling tech stocks?


October 10, 2019

The possible impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump is a "non-event," says Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management. He also weighs in on investing in the banking and technology sectors.

Watch: Possible Trump impeachment is a 'made for TV' item: CEO


October 9, 2019

Watch: Charles Payne Trumps attacks on Fed may have backfired


October 9, 2019

Phil Blancato CEO of LTAM, will discuss FOMC minutes and previews fed. Hosted by Lisa Abramowicz and Paul Sweeney.

Listen: Phil Blancato on FOMC Minutes (Radio)


October 7, 2019

Watch: Stocks slide as traders have doubts about a US-China trade deal


October 3, 2019

Watch: Stocks on tenterhooks as U.S. recession signs build


October 1, 2019

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks dropped on the first trading day of the fourth quarter, wiping out all gains from the third. Plus, Charles Schwab cuts fees to zero. That’s good for investors but comes at a cost for the industry.

Watch: Nightly Business Report


September 30, 2019

Read: Apple and Microsoft push Wall Street higher as trade worries abate


September 23, 2019

Watch: Trump encourages trade deals


September 6, 2019

Watch: Arnim Holzer And Philip Blancato Discuss Powell's Notes


September 4, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management says if the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates further, that could be "stimulative" for the economy and financial markets.

Watch: There could be an opportunity in mid-October to buy stocks


August 15, 2019

Watch: Will consumers save the US from a recession?


August 5, 2019

Listen: Blancato on Market Selloff (Radio)


August 5, 2019

Ladenburgh Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discusses how the U.S.-China trade dispute is affecting the markets and where investors can find value.

Watch: How investors should deal with US-China trade tensions


July 19, 2019

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the great interest rate debate is causing great confusion among investors. Plus, the other little-known billionaires funding the race to space.

Watch: Nightly Business Report


July 17, 2019

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Netflix doesn't add as many new subscribers as expected and the stock drops sharply. Plus, is a "freight recession" on the horizon&

Watch: Nightly Business Report


July 16, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management says he doesn't see the stock market grinding much higher unless there's a catalyst that drives earnings up.

Watch: Investors should take profits now, says CEO


July 11, 2019

Watch: Philip Blancato On His Stock Picks: Costco And Walmart


July 10, 2019

Watch: Jaime Desmond On Nasdaq's New Record All-Time Highs


June 24, 2019

Equity investors shouldn't take their foot off the pedal just yet, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management chief operating officer Jaime Desmond tells Reuters' Fred Katayama. She says the S&P 500 gains 15 percent on average in the 12 months ahead of a recession.

Watch: Stocks surge just ahead of a recession, says Jaime Desmond


June 11, 2019

Philip Blancato Forecasts the Fed on TD Ameritrade Network.

Watch: Philip Blancato Forecasts the Fed


June 11, 2019

Philip Blancato Forecasts the Fed on TD Ameritrade Network.

Watch: Philip Blancato Forecasts the Fed


June 10, 2019

Watch: Stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism


June 3, 2019

Watch: Time to sell some stocks, says Phil Blancato


May 31, 2019

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks post their first monthly decline of the year after the White House threatened to impose new tariffs on Mexico.

Watch: Nightly Business Report - May 31, 2019


May 23, 2019

Watch: Stocks fall amid trade tensions, political conflicts


May 13, 2019

Read: US-China Trade War: Trump's Economic Adviser Admits US Consumers Will Suffer For Tariffs


May 13, 2019

Read: Dow drops more than 600 points as China trade war escalates


May 8, 2019

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discuss how the stock market is reacting to the U.S.-China trade tensions.

Watch: Stocks reverse losses on US-China trade hopes


April 8, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management says there is a lot of pessimism in the U.S. market, and it is "a little bit too much" to expect an earnings recession.

Watch: Corporate earnings estimates have gone 'too far,' CEO says


April 4, 2019

Philip Blancato and Erin Gibbs Discuss Expectations for Employment Situation Report on TD Ameritrade Network.

Watch: Expectations for Employment Situation Report


March 28, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management discusses his outlook on the market impact of trade talks between the U.S. and China.

Read: Stocks rise as US-China trade talks restart, S&P 500 heads for best first quarter since 1998


March 25, 2019

Ladenburg Thalmann's COO also doled out financial tips for female breadwinners in an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama.

Read: More upside for stocks before a recession, says Jaime Desmond


March 11, 2019

Jaime Desmond, COO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured in a Financial Advisor IQ article where she was quoted saying "Our job as a money manager is to prepare our portfolios for bouts of market volatility before they occur"

Read: How Advisors Can Spot Opportunities for Clients in Volatile Markets-March 11, 2019


March 6, 2019

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an influential central bank says slower economic growth is the "new normal." Plus, are fire resistant homes the answer to California's growing wildfire risk?

Watch: Nightly Business Report – March 6, 2019


March 6, 2019

Watch: Federal Reserve: Job market remains strong across the country


February 7, 2019

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on Fox Business where he discussed how the European Commission lowered 2019 GDP estimates.

Watch: European Commission cites Brexit as concern for growth slowdown


January 21, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in the Wall Street Journal saying "In the past, you had no other opportunity but to take risk"

Read: Investors' Dash for Cash Adds to Stock Market's Vulnerability January 21, 2019


January 3, 2019

Phil Blancato discuss stocks tank as Apple feeds into some of Wall Street's biggest fears: a global economic slowdown. Plus, a $74B deal in the drug industry.

Read: Nightly Business Report – January 3, 2018


January 3, 2019

Ladenburg Thalmann CEO Phil Blancato tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investors cheered the December jobs report and the Fed chair's remarks about the economy. He also explains why he likes healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks in '19.

Watch: REUTERS - Fed chair Powell was "spot on" says Ladenburg's Blancato


January 3, 2019

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management says the U.S. consumer is in "stellar condition" and there is "too much core strength" in the economy at the moment for America to go into recession.

Watch: Why the US isn't close to a recession yet January 3rd 2019


December 25, 2018

Read: Nightly Business Report–December 25, 2018


December 14, 2018

Read: US STOCKS-Global growth worries, J&J's tumble drag Wall St lower


December 7, 2018

Jaime Desmond of Ladenburg Thalmann joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the November Jobs report numbers.

Watch: Jobs report forecasts what we may see next year, says pro


November 21, 2018

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a Reuters article saying "The data on the economy should support a higher market going into the end of the year."

Read: Wall St climbs as tech, internet stocks bounce back


November 19, 2018

Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management expects FAANG names to recover and says there's an opportunity to buy technology stocks now that they are cheaper than before.

Read: FAANG stocks are 'still leading the way' CEO


November 8, 2018

Read: S&P 500 ETFs Move Past 200-Day MAs in Post-Midterm Election Rally


November 6, 2018

Read: S&P 500 and Dow surge in best rally after midterm elections since 1982


November 6, 2018

Read: Shedding Sentimentality and Knowing When to Reallocate


October 17, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato discussed the market's volatility and if there is more selling ahead for stocks.2018

Watch: Very soon there will be opportunity for investors to make money in...


October 8, 2018

Listen: Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato on Bloomberg Radio


September 26, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato weighs in on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy and the overall outlook for the U.S. economy. September 2th, 2018

Watch: Higher US interest rates could be a headwind to earnings


September 25, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato on his stock picks amid rising interest rates.

Watch: How to invest in a rising rate environment


September 4, 2018

Philip Blancato, CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management discusses his outlook for the markets and economy.

Watch: Prepare for waves of volatility with the election cycle: Strategist


August 30, 2018

Philip Blancato, CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, weighs in on tech stocks and on why a trilateral trade agreement between Mexico, Canada and America may be more important than reducing trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

Read: The tech sector is the 'bellwether of society' and the economy: Asset Manager


August 30, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured in a CNBC article titled "Stocks snap 4-day winning streak after report Trump backs tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods"

Read: Stocks snap 4-day winning streak after report Trump backs tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods


July 23, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on CNBC where he weighed in on the yield curve and says the U.S. is "not yet" in the late stage of economic recovery.

Watch: This is a Goldilocks environment


July 18, 2018

Jaime Desmond, COO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on Reuters where she discussed that portfolios should remain diversified despite the paltry results in the second quarter.

Watch: Stay diversified and include emerging markets


July 2, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato on why to invest in small cap stocks and how the Federal Reserve could hurt the markets.

Watch: Why to invest in small cap stocks


June 27, 2018

Dow jumps more than 150 points as Trump tech-related crackdown on China is less strict than feared.

Watch: Dow erases 285-point gain, stocks fall as tech and financials roll over


June 21, 2018

Phil Blancato was featured in Reuters last Thursday in an article titled "Dow drops eighth straight session on trade worry; Amazon slips"

Watch: Dow drops eighth straight session on trade worry; Amazon slips


June 20, 2018

Advisers have an unlimited array of options today. How can they stand out to give their clients an advantage? Phil Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann explains.

Watch: Ladenburg Thalmann's Blancato Giving advisers an edge


May 24, 2018

Jaime Desmond, COO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on Reuters today where she discussed with Reuters' Fred Katayama that unlike last fall, the markets hit hard by geopolitical headlines manage to bounce back by day's end.

Watch: Bullish tinge to market action even on down days, notes Jaime Desmond


May 23, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on Fox Business yesterday where he discussed what caused Tiffany's booming sales.

Watch: Tiffany shares soar to all-time high


April 24, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on CNBC's Closing Bell where he discussed the current state of the markets.

Watch: Closing Bell Exchange: Earnings expectations met, traders think party may be over


April 11, 2018

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled 'Wall Street slips on rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Syria' where he was quoted saying "It feels like there are expectations that the U.S. is going to take some action against Syria, The market, I don't believe, has priced one yet,"

Read: Wall Street slips on rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Syria


March 29, 2018

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Stocks on Track to Close First Quarter With Losses" where he was quoted saying "You've got a strong consumer, great earnings growth because of less tax, and an expanding economy coupled with low inflation and low lending rates,"

Read: Stocks on Track to Close First Quarter With Losses


March 27, 2018

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled On China trade clash, Wall Street embraces Trump's poker face where he was quoted saying So far you are talking about small amounts of tariffs in niche sectors

Read: On China trade clash, Wall Street embraces Trump's poker face


March 23, 2018

Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the current market environment as economic and political outlooks seem uncertain.

Watch: Pull your emotions out of the headlines and focus on data, says expert


March 9, 2018

Philip Blancato was featured as a guest speaker on Fox Business where he discussed where investors should place their bets to maximize their portfolio.

Watch: Three stocks investor should bet on


March 2, 2018

Philip Blancato was quoted in an MSN article titled "S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise as health care jumps 1%" where he was quoted saying "When there's an opportunity to buy on the dip, people are taking it,"

Watch: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise as health care jumps 1%


February 9, 2018

Jaime Desmond, COO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC Friday where she discussed her investment strategies in navigating the volatile market environment.

Watch: Dow down 500 points at its low


February 8, 2018

Jaime Desmond also appeared on Reuters where she said she believes the recent volatility is "mostly driven by algorithms and technical trading."

You can access the recording by clicking here.


February 7, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's Closing Bell yesterday where he discussed where to find buying opportunities in the volatile market.

Watch: Here are some buying opportunities during volatility


February 6, 2018

Philip Blancato was quoted in an ABC News article titled "Down, then up: Stock market goes on another wild ride" where he was quoted saying "This is not 2008, when we were really seeing a massive broad-breadth market sell-off. Economically, we're in too good a shape."

Read: Down, then up: Stock market goes on another wild ride

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February 5, 2018

Philip Blancato was featured in a Bloomberg Markets article titled "Bad Day Turns Terrible as Dow Suffers Worst Point Plunge Ever" where he was quoted saying "We had gone too far too fast in the month of January and a little brush fire like this is not a bad thing."

Read: Bad Day Turns Terrible as Dow Suffers Worst Point Plunge Ever

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February 1, 2018

Philip Blancato was featured in a CBS News article titled "Stocks fall sharply ahead of Trump's State of the Union' where he was quoted saying "Is it profit-taking? Probably a little bit of that,".

Read: Stocks fall sharply ahead of Trump's State of the Union

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February 1, 2018

Jaime Desmond was featured as a guest speaker on CNBC's Squawk Box where she provide insight to volatility in the stock and bond markets.

Watch: Volatility in fixed income and stocks could be a sustained move says...

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January 31, 2018

Philip Blancato was featured as a guest speaker on Fox Business where he discussed whether Facebook banning ads for cryptocurrencies will impact revenues.

Watch: Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies

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January 26, 2018

Philip Blancato was also quoted in a Reuters article titled "State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks" In the article Phil was quoted saying "He's got to tread carefully on the hot-button items,".

Read: State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

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January 24, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on CNBC's Closing Bell where he discussed the winners and losers of the market at the closing bell.

Watch: Dow closes at new record after volatile trading session


January 23, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on Reuters Live.

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January 18, 2018

Philip Blancato was also quoted in a Reuters article titled "Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may follow" In the article Phil discussed recently helping a client buy $1.5 million worth of shares in Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple, Netflix and Google's parent Alphabet as investments for his grandchildren.

Read: Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may follow

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January 4, 2018

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on CNBC's "Night Business Report"

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December 18, 2017

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was featured on "CNN Money"

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November 5, 2017

U.S.-Stock Funds Continue Their Run

Philip Blancato was also quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "U.S.-Stock Funds Continue Their Run" In the article Phil was quoted saying "We've had this really steady and progressive climb higher, and you've got to ask yourself why,"

Read: U.S.-Stock Funds Continue Their Run


November 2, 2017

Dow closes at record high in wild session after release of tax reform bill, Powell nomination

Philip Blancato was quoted in a CNBC.com article titled "Dow closes at record high in wild session after release of tax reform bill, Powell nomination" In the article Phil was quoted saying "the market still doesn't believe tax reform will get done this year," however. "There are too many Senate Republicans that are not behind this plan."

Read: Dow closes at record high in wild session after release of tax reform bill, Powell nomination


November 1, 2017

Global stocks edge up after U.S. tax plan, Powell nomination; sterling drops

Philip Blancato was also quoted in a Reuters article titled "Global stocks edge up after U.S. tax plan, Powell nomination; sterling drops” In the article Phil was quoted saying “Everyone knows it is a long shot, there is not a bunch of money trying to get ahead of this,"

Read: Global stocks edge up after U.S. tax plan, Powell nomination; sterling drops


October 3, 2017

Recruiting Woman Advisors

Jaime Desmond, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, was interviewed in a Financial Advisor article titled "Recruiting Woman Advisors" In the article Jaime discusses the importance of attracting more women to the financial advisory profession and the steps her firm has taken to increase their number of female advisors.

Read: Recruiting Woman Advisors


September 25, 2017

The Growing Clout of ETF Strategists

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "The Growing Clout of ETF Strategists" In the article Phil was quoted saying "When you see these massive flows, it's more than likely because a manager like me has decided to make a change within their portfolios"

Read: The Growing Clout of ETF Strategists


August 18, 2017

Shift From Non-GAAP Bottom Lines Could Be Good for Stock Prices

Philip Blancato was quoted in a New York Times article titled "Shift From Non-GAAP Bottom Lines Could Be Good for Stock Prices" In the article Phil was quoted saying "You're getting more conservative in your earnings approach rather than more aggressive,"

Read: Shift From Non-GAAP Bottom Lines Could Be Good for Stock Prices


July 28, 2017

Dow posts record close as Wall Street shakes off Amazon's fall

Philip Blancato was quoted in a CNBC.com article titled ‘Dow posts record close as Wall Street shakes off Amazon's fall' In the article Phil was quoted saying "As much as the Fed would want to see things go higher so they can have another arrow in their quiver, we just can't have rates at 3 or 4 percent if the data doesn't allow it,"

Read: Dow posts record close as Wall Street shakes off Amazon's fall


June 17, 2017

Strategist's 3 Best Picks Include These Bond, Emerging-Market ETFs

Philip Blancato featured in an Investor's Business Daily article titled "3 Best Picks Include These Bond, Emerging-Market ETFs" In the article Phil was quoted saying "The current market environment is similar to the Goldilocks children's story. The economy is not too hot, not too cold, but continues to be in the middle. Overall economic data continue to ebb and flow as with each trend higher, there is a subsequent move lower."

Read: Strategist's 3 Best Picks Include These Bond, Emerging-Market ETFs


May 24, 2017

How Investors Are Using Smart Beta ETFs

Philip Blancato was quoted in an ETF.com article titled "How Investors Are Using Smart Beta ETFs"" where he was stated "You can gain access to risky asset classes in a risk-averse manner with smart-beta ETFs,"

Read: How Investors Are Using Smart Beta ETFs


May 11, 2017

Global stocks fall, gold and yen rise amid political uncertainty

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled "Global stocks fall, gold and yen rise amid political uncertainty" where he was quoted saying "It's a gut check about the health of the consumer,"

Read: Global stocks fall, gold and yen rise amid political uncertainty


April 26, 2017

Stocks fail to hold gains, close mostly lower after White House releases tax plan

Philip Blancato was quoted in a CNBC article titled "Stocks fail to hold gains, close mostly lower after White House releases tax plan" where he was stated "What concerns me is the Fed is raising rates in a modest economy with earnings growing modestly,"

Read: Stocks fail to hold gains, close mostly lower after White House releases tax plan


April 24, 2017

Markets Leap on French Election Results

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Markets Leap on French Election Results" where he was stated "A strong series of reports could give the U.S. stock market the jolt it needs to break out of its recent trading range,"

Read: Markets Leap on French Election Results


April 20, 2017

Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled "Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record" where he was quoted saying "You need a catalyst to go higher and the only one that is out there to me that is logical and would drive the market higher is earnings, and so far it is OK,

Read: Wall St rallies on earnings; Nasdaq hits record


February 27, 2017

Dow's winning streak is longest since 1987

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Boston Globe article titled "Dow's winning streak is longest since 1987" where he was quoted saying "There's only so much the market can deliver when there's still these many unknowns."

Read: Dow’s winning streak is longest since 1987


February 14, 2017

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he weighed in on the markets and share their sector picks.

Watch: Blancato Banks have come real far, real fast


January 26, 2017

US STOCKS-Dow holds above 20,000; Qualcomm weighs on S@amp;P, Nasdaq

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled "US STOCKS-Dow holds above 20,000; Qualcomm weighs on S&P, Nasdaq"" where he was quoted saying "So far the new administration has brought a pro-business approach and everyone is excited about that. But it's not simple to get Congress and the House to agree on changes to the tax plan and regulation,""

Read: US STOCKS-Dow holds above 20,000; Qualcomm weighs on S&P, Nasdaq


November 16, 2016

ETF Roundtable: How to Play This Brave New Market

Philip Blancato was featured as a panelist in a Barron's article titled "ETF Roundtable: How to Play This Brave New Market". In the article Phil, along with three other panelists, discuss the state of the markets and the industry.

Read: ETF Roundtable: How to Play This Brave New Market


November 16, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he shared his take on the current market environment, including which sectors he thinks can bring profit.

Watch: You could still buy the banks


October 19, 2016

Stocks close mostly higher after Fed's Beige Book; earnings beat, energy

Philip Blancato was quoted in a CNBC article titled "Stocks close mostly higher after Fed's Beige Book; earnings beat, energy leads" where he was quoted saying "The election balloon is shrinking as we head into the third debate,"

Read: Stocks close mostly higher after Fed's Beige Book; earnings beat, energy leads


October 19, 2016

US Stocks Rise on Oil Rally, Bank Earnings

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "US Stocks Rise on Oil Rally, Bank Earning" where he was quoted saying "Earnings are just good enough to hold the line here,"

Read: US Stocks Rise on Oil Rally, Bank Earnings


October 3, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he shares his safe bet in the market, as well as his speculative play.

Watch: Buy the Dividends


September 30, 2016

ETF Strategies: Money Managers Chime In With Sector Outlooks

Philip Blancato was quoted in an Investor's Business Daily article titled "ETF Strategies: Money Managers Chime In With Sector Outlooks" where he was quoted saying "There are money managers that develop strategies based on economic cycles, and I would argue that there isn't one right now. Others manage money based on the yield curve, and how do you do that when it's in a range we haven't seen before? And then you have an earnings recession for five quarters in a row and the market is at or near all-time highs."

Read: ETF Strategies: Money Managers Chime In With Sector Outlooks


September 23, 2016

U.S. presidential contest takes center stage for investors

Philip Blancato was quoted in an Reuters article titled "U.S. presidential contest takes center stage for investors" where he was quoted saying "We're probably looking at a modestly positive week pushing the high end of the S&P 500, unless something comes out of the debate that spells real success for Trump,"

Read: U.S. presidential contest takes center stage for investors


September 9, 2016

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on German data, N.Korea jitters; euro off

Philip Blancato was quoted in an Reuters article titled "GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on German data, N.Korea jitters; euro off" where he was quoted saying "Certainly the posturing of the Fed is creating a lot of noise, and when you get comments like that, it creates a little bit of anxiety in the market,"

Read: GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on German data, N.Korea jitters; euro off


August 7, 2016

A 401(k) From a Robot? Digital Advice Pushes Further Into Consumer Finance

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "A 401(k) From a Robot? Digital Advice Pushes Further Into Consumer Finance" where he was quoted saying "I'm not sure the venture capitalists ever really realized how tight the margins are in wealth management. There's the cost of trading, the people and the disclosure,"

Read: A 401(k) From a Robot? Digital Advice Pushes Further Into Consumer Finance


July 11, 2016

Portfolio X-Ray: LAMP's ETF Growth & Income Portfolio

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management's ETF Growth & Income Portfolio was featured in an ETF.com article titled "Portfolio X-Ray: LAMP's ETF Growth & Income Portfolio." The article is part of a larger series aimed to better understand how ETF strategists go about creating ETF portfolios and highlights key information on LAM's ETF Growth & Income Portfolio such as, portfolio AUM, primary goal, methodology and target client.

Read: Portfolio X-Ray: LAMP's ETF Growth & Income Portfolio


June 24, 2016

Investors Jump On Buy Opportunities Opened By Brexit

Philip Blancato was quoted in an Investor's Business Daily article titled "Investors Jump On Buy Opportunities Opened By Brexit" where he was quoted saying "For U.S. investors, the theme is more of the same: focus on U.S. stocks with higher quality and try to earn income."

Read: Investors Jump On Buy Opportunities Opened By Brexit


June 9, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNB's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he discussed finding yield in places like BDC specialty finance and REITs.

Watch: The Search for Yield


May 31, 2016

No Mayday for stocks as new highs loom in June

Philip Blancato was quoted in a USA Today article titled "No Mayday for stocks as new highs loom in June" where he was quoted saying "I think the market can make new highs and finish the year around 2150 to 2175, but not in a straight line,".

Read: No Mayday for stocks as new highs loom in June


May 26, 2016

Oil dips after hitting $50/bbl; U.S. stocks steady

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled "Oil dips after hitting $50/bbl; U.S. stocks steady" where he was quoted saying "People are taking their foot off the gas after making a bunch of money, and now they're waiting for the next data point,"

Read: Oil dips after hitting $50/bbl; U.S. stocks steady


May 6, 2016

Major Stock ETFs Recover After Big Jobs Miss; What Next For Rates?

Philip Blancato was quoted in an Investor's Business Daily article titled "Major Stock ETFs Recover After Big Jobs Miss; What Next For Rates?" where he was quoted saying "The jobs number this morning seems to be a solid number, and the muted reaction seems unjustified based on the data"

Read: Major Stock ETFs Recover After Big Jobs Miss; What Next For Rates?


March 31, 2016

Feeble finish to a tempestuous quarter on Wall Street

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Reuters article titled "Feeble finish to a tempestuous quarter on Wall Street" where he was quoted saying "The job number looks like it's going to be positive on Friday, so you'll get a little uptake there"

Read: Feeble finish to a tempestuous quarter on Wall Street


March 8, 2016

Markets in Limbo: Risky and Safe Bets Both Gain

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Markets in Limbo: Risky and Safe Bets Both Gain". In the article Phil was quoted saying "Everyone's searching for the same pot of gold,"

Read: Markets in Limbo: Risky and Safe Bets Both Gain


March 7, 2016

Stocks Lose Ground After Three-Week Rally

Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Stocks Lose Ground After Three-Week Rally" where he was quoted saying "What you don't have is a catalyst for growth, but you also don't have a catalyst for a recession"

Read: Stocks Lose Ground After Three-Week Rally


February 18, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where explain that the US consumer is doing fine.

Watch: US Consumer is doing fine


February 2, 2016

Phil Blancato quoted in Financial Planning

Philip Blancato, was quoted in a Financial Planning article titled "Vanguard Fund Expense Ratios Fall Again" where he was quoted saying "Fee compression is a theme we've seen in our industry for years now and has only been intensified with new players entering the market and the recent growth of robo advisors,".

Read: Vanguard Fund Expense Ratios Fall Again


January 16, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured in Barron's

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a Barron's article titled "Why Bonds Failed in 2015"

Read: Why Bonds Failed in 2015


January 15, 2016

Phil Blancato Featured in the New York Times

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a New York Times article titled "For E.T.F Traders, Lessons From the Panic"

Read: For E.T.F. Traders, Lessons From the Panic


January 12, 2016

Phil Blancato quoted in Los Angeles Times

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article titled "Stocks finish higher, lifted by technology companies". In the article Phil is quoted saying "People here are basically buying the dip.", referring to the jump in the final hour of trading.

Read: Stocks finish higher, lifted by technology companies



Read: Rally Late in Volatile Session Leads to Modest Gain in Stocks


December 29, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell where explains why 2015 missed expectations and what sectors should perform best in the New Year."

Watch: The safest sectors in 2016: Blancato


December 21, 2015

Dividend Dilemma Hounds Energy Companies

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Dividend Dilemma Hounds Energy Companies". In the article Phil states what he would have done if Oneok announced a dividend cut.

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December 21, 2015

Why the bull market in stocks isn't dead yet

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a CNN Money article titled "Why the bull market in stocks isn't dead yet". In the article Phil states "Two straight months of great job growth, early signs of wage inflation and low energy prices create a resilient consumer that should keep the U.S. moving forward."

Read: Why the bull market in stocks isn't dead yet


December 16, 2015

Stocks Give Up Gains Ahead of Fed Interest Rates

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled Stocks Give Up Gains Ahead of Fed Interest Rates. In the article Phil states "I'm absolutely in the camp that this is a temporary short-term increase, unless somewhere in 2016 we get a stronger economy"

Read: Stocks Give Up Gains Ahead of Fed Interest Rates


December 5, 2015

Bond ETFs Could Face Trouble as Rates Rise

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Phil Blancato was quoted in a Barron's article stating "My worry [with the Agg] is that its Treasury bond components really take it on the chin,"

Read: Bond ETFs Could Face Trouble as Rates Rise


November 16, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he weighs in on why the markets are on stable footing.

Watch: The US is the best house in a bad neighborhood: Pro


October 20, 2015

Investing Pros' 6 Best ETF Picks For Final Quarter

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an Investor's Business Daily article about Exchange Traded Funds ("ETFs") stating: "The evolution of the ETF industry continues to allow investors the freedom to choose between active management and index management on an even greater scale than just a few years ago. This trend not only provides access to new asset classes for ETF investing strategies but adds fee compression and diversification options. Fixed income is a relatively new trend as ETFs have been traditionally more focused on equities."

Read: Investing Pros' 6 Best ETF Picks For Final Quarter


October 15, 2015

How to Take Advantage of Discounts in Closed-End Funds

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a US News article about closed-end funds stating "It doesn't really matter what you're in; anything paying a dividend is getting hurt."

Read: How to Take Advantage of Discounts in Closed-End Funds


October 12, 2015

Hard Landing For High Flying MLP Funds

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Philip Blancato, was quoted in an ETF.com article where he says He still likes MLPs from a portfolio diversification standpoint, and that they can be a "solid dividend payer in a portfolio."

Read: Hard Landing For High Flying MLP Funds


October 7, 2015

Investors facing the dark side of MLP investing

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an Investment News article stating "It's been a bloodbath, for sure, but we think the noise is more about the price of commodities."

Read: Investors facing the dark side of MLP investing


October 5, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he discussed the days market rally and the right time to raise rates.

Watch: Market up for wrong reason


September 15, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Power Lunch"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Power Lunch" where he discussed the strength of the consumer, and why he is concerned about utilities.

Watch: You gotta love discretionary: Pro


September 14, 2015

How to Manage Bond Risk Ahead of the Fed Meeting

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a Barron's article where he gives advice on how to handle the upcoming Federal Reserve meetings.

Read: How to Manage Bond Risk Ahead of the Fed Meeting


August 24, 2015

Wall St. suffers worst day in four years, S&P confirms correction

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in a Reuters article where he discusses the Chinese economy's impact on U.S. markets.

Read: Wall St. suffers worst day in four years, S&P confirms correction



Phil Blancato's quote comments in Reuters was were also mentioned in other articles which can be accessed here:

Read: What not to do when the stock market tanks


Read: Wall Street stages dramatic comeback as Apple rebounds


August 24, 2015

Potential ETF Opportunities in Overdone Stock Market Correction

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Phil Blancato, was quoted in an ETF Trends article yesterday, where he discusses the traditional trading patterns of the market and his opinions on recent market behavior.

Read: Potential ETF Opportunities in Overdone Stock Market Correction


August 24, 2015

Fear and greed swamp stocks as volatility spikes

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an Investment News article said "It is a lot of panic selling, which is the worst thing you can do in any market."

Read: Fear and greed swamp stocks as volatility spikes


August 21, 2015

Stock sell-off continues but cool-headed advisers keep clients focused on the long term

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Phil Blancato, was quoted in an Investment News articles saying "Keep in mind, this is late summer-early fall, and this kind of volatility has been the norm for many, many years."

Read: Stock sell-off continues but cool-headed advisers keep clients focused on the long term


August 10, 2015

Why Mixed-Asset Income Funds Belong in Your Portfolio

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO Phil Blancato, was quoted in a U.S News article titled "Why Mixed-Asset Income Funds Belong in Your Portfolio". In the article Phil discusses the important of managing duration risk in mixed-asset income funds.

Read Why Mixed-Asset Income Funds Belong in Your Portfolio


August 3, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he discussed the latest market action and where to find opportunity.

Watch Gotta buy oil here: Pro


July 2, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured on BNN's "The Street"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on Canada's Business News Network on their morning show "The Street" on the latest U.S. employment data and portfolio positioning in the current market environment.

Watch "The Street"


June 27, 2015

Why Some Investors Prefer Preferred Securities

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO Phil Blancato, was quoted in a Barron's article titled "Why Some Investors Prefer Preferred Securities". In the article Phil is discusses his outlook on preferred's in the current market.

Read Why Some Investors Prefer Preferred Securities


June 24, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he discussed how international small caps are in the right growth spot.

Watch International small caps in the right growth spot: Pro


Read Market is in a sweet spot: Expert


June 22, 2015

Greek bailout talks spark Treasury selloff

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Market Watch article titled "Greek bailout talks spark Treasury selloff". In the article Phil is quoted in the article saying "Greece is viewed as an overall indicator of the health of the Eurozone."..

Read Greek bailout talks spark Treasury selloffro


June 12, 2015

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Concerns Over Greece

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of LTAM was quoted in an article in the Wall Street Journal, where he commented on the U.S. equity market, in light of the latest setbacks in bailout talks between Greece and European creditors.

Read U.S Stocks Fall Amid Concerns Over Greece


May 20, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest panelist on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNB's "Closing Bell" discussing factors impacting today's trade.

Watch Today's market unchanged by Fed: Pro


May 8, 2015

U.S. Stocks Finish Up After Jobs Report

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "U.S. Stocks Finish Up After Jobs Report&". In the article Phil addresses of the recent jobs report is "Right where we want to be".

Read U.S. Stocks Finish Up After Jobs Report


April 29, 2015

Blancato quoted in on Nasdaq record in Investment News: "No champagne for new Nasdaq record but advisers take heed of history"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an article on InvestmentNews.com commentating on the Nasdaq's new record highs.

Read No champagne for new Nasdaq record but advisers take heed of history


April 14, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest panelist on CNB's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he gave insight to the money flowing outside of the US.

Watch $80 Billion Into Global Funds


April 12, 2015

Time to Buy a Junk-Bond ETF?

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Time to Buy a Junk-Bond ETF?". In the article Phil stresses the importance of being selective among BDCs in a rising-rate environment.

Read Time to Buy a Junk-Bond ETF

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April 1, 2015

Currency Hedged ETFs: 3 Pitfalls For Booming Strategy, Investors.com

CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Phil Blancato was quoted in an article on Investors.com where discussed investing in currency hedged ETF's. Phil recommends unwinding currency-hedged Europe positions: "I would go long the euro over the dollar."

Read Currency Hedged ETFs: 3 Pitfalls For Booming Strategy


March 25, 2015

Apple Brings Some Sexy to the Dow ETF

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in ETF Trends

Read Apple Brings Some Sexy to the Dow ETF


March 25, 2015

Apple's Entry Into The Dow Increases This ETF's Appeal, NASDAQ

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an article on NASDAQ commentating on Apple's recent entry into the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average. Phil was quoted stating "From a sector and holding perspective, DIA will now have less tracking error than its peers,"

Read Apple's Entry Into The Dow Increases This ETF's Appeal


March 16, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest panelist on CNBC

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell". Phil reiterated his confidence in the U.S. Labor market and the U.S. economy as a whole.

Watch Expect more swings: Pro


March 3, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" stating that he continues to be bullish on the market.

Watch "Closing Bell" featuring Phil Blancato


February 19, 2015

Wall Street Journa, How to Top Money Funds' Near-0% Yields

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "How to Top Money Funds' Near-0% Yields". In the article Phil explains how to avoid some of the risks associated with investing in short-term bonds funds.

Read How to Top Money Funds' Near-0% Yields


February 14, 2015

Barrons, "Pucker Up to Piigs ETFs"

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Philip Blancato was quoted on Saturday in Barron's. In the article titled "Puckk Up to Piigs ETF's" Phil is quoted saying "The best opportuniites are in Spain and Italy,"

Read Pucker Up to Piigs ETFs


February 1, 2015

Wall Street Journal, ETFs and Other Ways Investors Can Bet on the Drop in Oil Prices

Philip Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "ETFs and Other Ways Investors Can Bet on the Drop in Oil Prices". In the article Blancato discusses being cautious about investments with exposure to Russian Debt.

Read ETFs and Other Ways Investors Can Bet on the Drop in Oil Prices


January 20, 2015

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest speaker on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" where he discussed lower energy prices and earnings data.

Watch "Closing Bell" featuring Phil Blancato


December 31, 2014

Phil Blancato Featured as a guest panelist on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC'c "Closing Bell" where he made his predictions for 2015.

Watch Be excited about the US: Pro

and Predictions: Year of the middle class


December 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal, The Pros and Cons of Funds That Use Returned Capital to Boost Yields

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Philip Blancato was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "The Pros and Cons of Funds That Use Returned Capital to Boost Yields". Blancato is quoted saying "it's possible for the cost basis to decline significantly, which would mean paying capital-gains taxes on much of the position when it's sold."

Read The Pros and Cons of Funds That Use Returned Capital to Boost Yields


December 11, 2014

NYSE

Dr. Phillip Frost, Chairman and Richard Lampen, Chief Executive Officer and President of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services rang the NYSE Closing Bell to highlight the 135th Anniversary of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. becoming an NYSE member firm on December 11, 1879.

Ladenburg Thalmann Co. Inc Ring the NYSE Closing Bell


December 11, 2014

Phil Blancato Appearing on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management appeared on CNBC'c "Closing Bell" where he discussed the demand for MLP's in the United States as the price of oil continues to fall.

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December 7, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, has a featured article in the Wall Street Journal profiling LTAM's investment strategy and model portfolio. In the article "Pulling Back a Little From the'Frontier'" Blancato discusses LTAM's outlook on Emerging Markets while highlighting how LTAM holds this asset class in our portfolios.

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November 1, 2014

Fortune

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO Phil Blancato was quoted in a piece for Fortune's Investor's Guide titled "2015 Investor's Guide: Don't buy this, buy that Energy and Mining" in which he discusses LTAM's outlook on Master Limited Partnerships.

Read 2015 Investor's Guide: Don't buy this, buy that Energy and Mining


October 31, 2014

WSJ, Small Caps 'Biggest Opportunity' in Stocks -- Market Talk

Small caps are the "biggest opportunity right now" in the market, says Philip Blancato of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, which oversees about $2B. The Russell 2000 moved back into positive territory for the year today following the market's late September/early October slide, and Blancato is bullish on small caps because their financials will benefit faster from an improving economy than large caps. He adds small companies also stand to gain more from falling energy prices than the big guys, which often hedge out energy risk.

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October 24, 2014

CNBC, Philip Blancato Appearing on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Philip Blancato, was featured on "Closing Bell" during which he discussed the performance of the U.S. economy and Fed interest rate policy.

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October 14, 2014

FA-mag.com, Homebuilder ETFs Back In The Bargain Bin

Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management was quoted in an article titled" Homebuilder ETFs Back In The Bargain Bin" which discusses the future of the U.S housing market. Phil Blancato gives his opinion as to what is holding back demands for single-family home.

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October 14, 2014

Investmentnews.com, Earnings to help stocks weather rough patch; advisers cautioned

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO Phil Blancato was featured in an article titled "Earnings to help stocks weather rough patch; advisers cautioned" in which he and a number of investors express their optimism in the market for the remainder of the year.

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October 7, 2014

Bloomberg, Three Ways to Get a Steady Paycheck Long After You've Retired

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Phil Blancato was featured in a Bloomberg article title "Three Ways to Get a Steady Paycheck Long After You've Retired". In it, Phil notes that investors should take some credit risk because "we're in the lowest default cycle in probably 50 years" and suggests creating buckets of income-producing assets during retirement. Phil also highlights examples of how he would structure portfolios for different scenarios.

Read Three Ways to Get a Steady Paycheck Long After You've Retired


October 6, 2014

Investors.com, Need Income? Seek Bonds That Adjust As Rates Rise

Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was featured in Investors Business in an article titled "Need Income? Seek Bonds That Adjust As Rates Rise". Phil states LTAM's opinion on how to cope with rising rates.

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September 16, 2014

Bloomberg, Taking Stock: Blancato Discusses Investing in Alternatives

Phil Blancato, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, was featured on Bloomberg Radio: Taking Stock yesterday, where he discussed investing in alternatives such as MLPs and Managed Futures. In the broadcast he explains what investors should specifically look at when investing in alternatives.

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September 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal, Advisers Not Raising Cash Despite Market Run-up

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Phil Blancato was quoted in the Wall Street Journal Online today in an article about increasing concerns over a potential market decline. In the article titled "Advisers Not Raising Cash Despite Market Run-up", he discusses LTAM's thoughts on why investors should continue to hold stocks in the current environment and when to reduce equity exposure.

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September 5, 2014

CNBC, Philip Blancato Appearing on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Philip Blancato, was featured on "Closing Bell" with anchor Bill Griffeth and Kayla Tausche, during which he discussed the jobs number released and the current economic environment.

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July 28, 2014

The Wall Street Journal, Quant Stock Funds Make a Comeback

Phil Blancato was quoted in the Wall Street Journal Online today in an article about the increasing popularity of quantitative equity funds. In the article titled "Quant Stock Funds Make a Comeback," he discusses how Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management partners with F-Squared to offer 4 strategies utilizing the AlphaSector Hybrid Index.

The article is also available online for those with a subscription to the Wall Street Journal Online.

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July 24, 2014

The Wall Street Journal, Investors Retreat From Junk Bonds

Journalists Chris Dieterich and Katy Burne address the fact that junk bonds are selling at the fastest rate in over a year due to interest-rate fears and geopolitical turmoil. Phil Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, shares his perspective on the issue by saying, "We're not seeing massive outflows yet, but at some point that's going to change."
A version of this article appeared July 25, 2014, on pages C1 through C4 of the Wall Street Journal.

The article is also available online for those with a subscription to the Wall Street Journal Online.

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July 16, 2014

Investors.com, Four Steps To Choosing Among Similar ETFs

Phil Blancato was quoted in an article that discusses the importance of choosing the best exchange traded fund (ETF) among a variety of funds with similar strategies or names. In the article, Phil comments, "What are you actually buying in an ETF? Investors should be mindful of the methodology because despite the names or investment objectives of two ETFs being similar, their country, region and sector exposure could be significantly different." The article was also mentioned on July 21st in an article on ETFTrends.com titled "ETF Evaluation Tips."

Read Four Steps To Choosing Among Similar ETFs

and ETF Evaluation Tips


July 14, 2014

U.S. News & World Report, How Should Bond Investors Anticipate Rising Interest Rates?

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Philip Blancato, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article titled, "How Should Bond Investors Anticipate Rising Interest Rates?" In it, Phil shares his tips on investing during a time of interest-rate uncertainty, commenting, "When reallocating funds, I think it's logical to keep your overall portfolio duration south of four or five years. There is too much uncertainty, but once the taper is over, there may be some opportunity to add 10- to 15-year and long-term bonds."

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July 15, 2014

CNBC, Philip Blancato Appearing on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Philip Blancato, was featured on "Closing Bell" with anchor Bill Griffe, where he discussed recent comments made by Fed Chairperson Janet Yellen and market expectations for the second half of 2014.

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July 7, 2014

Wall Street Journal, Time for U.S. Firms to Earn Stock Investors' Faith

LTAM President and CEO, Philip Blancato was quoted in the Wall Street Journal yesterday in an article titled "Time for U.S. Firms to Earn Stock Investors' Faith." In it, Phil shares LTAM's opinion on earnings growth for the second half of the year, commenting, "There's not a lot of negative news on the horizon...Profit growth will continue, and I think we'll see increased sales growth. That's the silver bullet."

Read Time for U.S. Firms to Earn Stock Investors' Faith


June 1, 2014

Barron's Online, EM Bond Funds Rising: Hedge Against U.S. Treasuries

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Philip Blancato was quoted on Friday in Barron's Emerging Markets Daily blog. The blog post by journalist, Shuli Ren, discusses the increasing popularity of emerging markets and is titled "EM Bond Funds Rising: Hedge Against US Treasuries." In the post, Phil shares LTAM's views on allocating to emerging markets debt for income and hedging.

Read EM Bond Funds Rising: Hedge Against U.S. Treasuries


June 1, 2014

Bloomberg Business Report, OK to read World Cup story at work

Philip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, was quoted in 2 articles in Bloomberg, which discuss the cultural relevance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup games and their impact on the markets.

Read OK to read World Cup story at work

and World Cup Kickoff at Market Close Signals Happy Hour for Traders


June 1, 2014

Barron's Online, Cheaper ETFs Come With Hidden Costs

Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management President and CEO, Philip Blancato was quoted in an article in Barron's online, which discusses the launch of cheaper versions of existing iShares ETF's by BlackRock.

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February 5, 2013

Seaportcapital.com, Portfolio News, FTJ FundChoice's Assets Under Administration Excceed $3 Billion

On February 1, 2013, FTJ FundChoice, LLC, a national turnkey asset management program (TAMP), announced their assets under administration (AUA) exceeded $3 billion. Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management is mentioned as one of the Dynamic strategists available on the platform.

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January 1,2012

Research Magazine Guide to Master Limited Partnerships, Portfolio Fix: MLPs and Positive Returns

Phil Blancato was quoted in this article about the multiple layers of upside available to advisors and their clients through the use of Master Limited Partnerships and related investments. "We see MLPs as an alternative because they act differently from either ?xed income or equities and should perform differently from the S&P 500," he said. He recently rebalanced $1 billion of managed portfolios to include about 2% - 3% of MLPs.

Read The Research Magazine Guide to Master Limited Partnerships 2012


July 1, 2012

Financial Advisor magazine, A Golden Age

Journalist Ben Mattlin looks at the appeal of gold in today's market. Ladenburg Thalmann, included in the article, has the following perspective: If you're looking for a pure total return play, much of the near-term upside may no longer be available. But if it's meant to be a defensive investment to hedge out other risks in a portfolio, gold has a lot of value left.

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June 15, 2012

CNBC.com, Core Conundrum for Investors: Bonds or Stocks

In an increasingly volatile market, some see stocks as having much better prospects than bonds, assuming Europe rights itself and the economic recovery finally takes off. Others believe the three-decade bull market for bonds still has legs. ""We see increased risk in both stocks and bonds compared to a few years prior," says Jaime Desmond, COO, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management in New York. "Instead of predicting which has a brighter future, we prefer to diversify our risk away from both asset classes through inclusion of alternative investments."

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June 4, 2012

Wall Street Journal, Sometimes Pricier Pays

For people looking to invest new money, higher fees may be worth it in some cases. SPDR Gold Shares and iShares Silver Trust are more appealing to active traders than their lower-fee competitors because the pricier funds are so much bigger, says Phil Blancato, chief executive of New York-based Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, a Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. unit that manages about $1.1 billion in client assets.
A version of this article appeared June 4, 2012, on page C9 in the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal, with the headline: ETFs Are Duking It Out Over Fees.

Read http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303610504577420021658059922.html


June 6, 2011

Reuters, Money Funds Rates "Ultra Low" but No Place to Go

Journalist Ross Kerber addresses the fact that miniscule interest rates being paid by money market mutual funds are making many investors restless. According to Phillip Blancato, President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, the desire for safety should be paramount. "While there is little yield available in the market today, we continue to believe safety of assets is more important than yield," he said.

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June 5, 2012

Yahoo Finance, ETF Fees: The Lower the Better

In his blog for Yahoo Finance, Global Trends Investments CEO Tom Lydon writes about Liam Plevin's June 4 Wall Street Journal article "Sometimes Pricier Pays," in which Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management's CEO and President Phil Blancato was quoted.

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