Op-ed: Tech correction was a worthwhile test for the market, which now looks more reasonably valued

On the morning of Sept. 3, the market began to fall, led on the descent by the same technology stocks that had captained the gravity-defying charge upward since late March. Read More

SALT Talks: Independent RIAs from Aureus Asset Management, BRF & Boston Private

Recently, Kari spoke at SALT Talks, an ongoing series of digital interviews with the world’s foremost investors, creators and thinkers. Watch the full video on YouTube here

CNBC Op-ed: Here’s what CEOs are thinking and worrying about as they reopen their offices

A top fear of CEOs is a resurgence of the Covid-19 virus, according to survey results. Businesses with over one thousand employees are more likely to downsize their office space Read More

CNBC Op-ed: People can change their minds, which is one big reason behind the market’s recovery

Snapping the economy out of shutdown mode could be harder than expected. Read the full article on

CNBC Op-ed: The market comeback seems callous, but investors are betting on a bright post-crisis future

In a time of Covid-shaming, it’s difficult to publicly embrace a rising market that ignores increasing deaths, unfathomable unemployment, massive business failures, a possible 40% to 50% drop in economic Read More

CNBC: Investors will reward companies that take care of others in the coronavirus pandemic

Kari thinks that acts of charity, compassion, and creative generosity may resonate with investors increasingly drawn to socially responsible investing when the pandemic comes to an end. Read the full Read More

CNBC: Bailouts should come with strings attached so taxpayers can profit from recovery

Karen Firestone offers her thoughts on the bailout being offered to the travel and leisure industry. In comparing the bailout to the Great Recession in 2008/2009, she thinks this one Read More

CNBC: Investor who made it through ’87 crash gives optimistic case for the stock market right now

Karen Firestone offers her market thoughts in light of its historic drop from the peak. Read the full article on

Future Returns: Shining a Brighter Spotlight on Gender Diversity

Kari was quoted in an article for Penta about gender diversity on corporate boards, originally published on 2/18/20. In January, Goldman Sachs made headlines when it became the first Wall Read More

CNBC: When investors lose trust, they can put stocks in the ‘penalty box’

When investors lose faith in management teams after debacles or scandals, they may put stocks of these companies in the “penalty box.” Boeing, Wells Fargo, Facebook and Equifax are cases Read More

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