Investing Matters: Q1 2021 Market Commentary and the Economic Recovery
PODCAST April 8, 2021
Investing Matters is a segment of the Wealth Exchange podcast hosted by Ethan Astaneh. In this segment, Ethan discusses planning topics, market commentary, general investing, and education on Nicola Wealth’s unique pool of funds with an array of featured guests.
Rob Edel, Nicola Wealth Chief Investment Officer, joins host Ethan Astaneh to provide a recap on the markets in the first quarter of 2021 and the economic recovery. A quarter with so much to unpack, Ethan and Rob provide an overview and discussion of the ever-changing economic landscape over the last few months.
They discuss the stock markets and potential false positives, why the real estate market has gone up despite the absence of immigration, potential inflation increases, cryptocurrency and making an environmental impact through investing.
Rob is the Chief Investment Officer at Nicola Wealth.
Before joining the team at Nicola, Rob spent nine years working for one of Canada’s largest money managers and — most recently — as a Portfolio Manager responsible for managing U.S. equities for the firm’s high net worth clients. Previous to that, he spent seven years working for the Treasury Department of a Major Canadian Chartered Bank, splitting his time between Vancouver and Toronto. Rob has completed his CFA and is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).
About Your Host — Ethan Astaneh
Ethan is a Financial Advisor in the firm’s Vancouver office. He provides strategic advice to high net worth business owners, professionals, and retirees, and offers his clients a wide range of financial services, including; retirement income planning, business succession, and continuation planning, investment management, tax and estate planning, charitable giving, and intergenerational wealth transfer. Ethan is also the host for the Lead Impact and Market Commentary segments of the Wealth Exchange podcast.
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