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August 23, 2014
On the Move
Source: The Orange County Register

The Status Update column announces Jody Hudson's appointment to Alzheimer's Association of Orange Countys board of directors.

August 05, 2014
Apple Buybacks Pay Most Ever As CEOs Spend $211 Billion
Source: Bloomberg

The article reports on the buyback trend and its impact on the broader stock market. Jerry Braakman is a source.

July 31, 2014
Stocks Tumble on Weak Earnings, Rate Fears
Source: Associated Press

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman about the contributing factors to the stock markets latest selloff. The story, which appeared as two different versions (with 2 different quotes from Jerry) as it was updated throughout the day, received widespread circulation as it was picked up by a variety of national media outlets.

July 25, 2014

First American Trust's Jody Hudson Added to Help Advance Local Alzheimer's Initiatives.

July 23, 2014
U.S. Stocks Boosted By Earnings News - S&P 500 Index Closes at Record High
Source: The Wall Street Journal

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman about the strong earnings being reported. The story appeared online as well.

July 18, 2014
NEWS RELEASE

First American Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), which provides investment management, trust and wealth planning services to high net-worth individuals, families and foundations, announced the appointment of Mark Monaco to the position of vice president, wealth management.

June 25, 2014
Real Estate's Rise Calls for Inspection
Source: The Wall Street Journal

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman about the REIT makret. The story appeared online as well.

June 13, 2014
Stock Market Rises on Merger News.
Source: Associated Press

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman discussing the latest stock market action as it relates to a series of M&A deals on Wall Street. The story received widespread distribution as it was picked up in many national publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, ABCNews.com and NPR.org.

May 15, 2014
Stocks' Record Drive Hits a Pothole.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman about the downturn in the market.

May 11, 2014
Hated Stocks Unlock Market as Analysts Prove No Guide to Gains.
Source: Bloomberg

The article features market trend commentary by Jerry Braakman.

May 06, 2014
Stocks Edge Higher, as Tech Leads the Way.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

The article in the print version of The Wall Street Journal features commentary from Jerry Braakman that explores his expectations for S&P 500. The story also appeared in the online version of the Journal on May 5 with the headline: U.S. Stocks Edge Higher, Erasing Earlier Losses.

May 01, 2014
Encouraging economic news fails to lift stocks.
Source: NBCNews

The article features commentary from Jerry Braakman discussing the corporate balance sheet.

April 24, 2014
Facebook, Apple results show 'tech not dead': Pro.
Source: CNBC Europe

The video features an interview with Jerry Braakman, discussing why owning tech stocks is still attractive.

April 02, 2014
Market Rises a 4th Day, on Good Job News.
Source: The New York Times The Associated Press

The article features commentary by Jerry Braakman on the state of the economy. The article also ran online on April 2.

March 27, 2014
Markets were surprised by Citi: Pro.
Source: CNBC Europe (TV)

Jerry Braakman, CIO, discusses Fed stress test results live on Capital Connection with Caroline Roth.

March 25, 2014
Lost your job? Here's how to save your retirement.
Source: MoneyRates.com

Kimberly Bernatz comments on retirement tips for after a job loss.

March 20, 2014
Source: Nonprofit Business Advisor

Kimberly Bernatz comments on healthy endowments.

March 18, 2014
Traders Seeking Ukraine Haven Pile Into Treasury Wagers.
Source: Bloomberg

Jerry Braakman comments on the Ukraine situation and Chinese economic slowdown.

March 14, 2014
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Investors Watch Ukraine Crisis.
Source: Bloomberg

Jerry Braakman comments on current stock decline.

March 13, 2014
Stocks Tumble; Dow Drops Over 200 Points.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Jerry Braakman comments on China's soft economic reports.

Above news articles can be found in print or online editions.