Inflation

It’s the word on everyone’s lips right now: inflation. But how does itreally impact your financial plan? And more importantly, how can you fight its effects? Here are some ways.

How do geopolitics highlight the need for more sustainable innovation?

By: Meera Pandit, Global Market Strategist The war unfolding in Ukraine is a political crisis, yet it also highlights economic vulnerabilities to many industries, and underscores the need to adapt in the face of both geopolitical and climate risks. Although climate change is a key consideration in sustainable investing, sustainable investing is more broadly about finding companies that are durable … Read More

Market whiplash hurts, but what do long-term indicators say?

MARKETS AND INVESTING May 06, 2022 Take a deep breath and focus on fundamentals, says Raymond James Chief Investment Officer Larry Adam. Volatility is never comfortable, and this year is no exception. With the May 5 drawdown, the S&P 500 is down 13% year-to-date and near its lowest level since May 2021. Interestingly, despite the sharp gyrations throughout the week, … Read More

2022 Equal Pay Day Event

UPDATE: As we return to the workplace and our busy lives resume… it seems virtual events are still in high demand! We have received many requests for our upcoming Equal Pay Day Event to be completely virtual. We will be transitioning all tickets for this event to virtual attendance and adjusting the start time to 12:00pm. We hope you will … Read More

2022 WomanUp Celebration & Awards Ceremony

What a great event. Laura and Faith enjoyed connecting with local women professionals and hearing Dr. Amy Climer’s keynote speech on deliberate creativity. Congratulations to all the winners, including Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farmacy, winner of the Woman Entrepreneur Best in Business presented by Webb Investment Services. Raymond James is not associated with Dr. Amy Climer, Franny Tacy, or Franny’s … Read More

Second Annual Equal Pay Day Event

UPDATE: As we return to the workplace and our busy lives resume… it seems virtual events are still in high demand! We have received many requests for our upcoming Equal Pay Day Event to be completely virtual. We will be transitioning all tickets for this event to virtual attendance and adjusting the start time to 12:00pm. We hope you will … Read More

2022 WomanUp Celebration

The Asheville Chamber will be holding the 2022 WomanUp Celebration and Awards Ceremony January 27th from 8:00 am to 10:30 am at the Crowne Plaza Resort Expo Center. Dr. Amy Climer will deliver the keynote speech that will encourage an open mindset as we face the new year head on and the Chamber will honor outstanding women in our community … Read More