After the uncertainties that followed the Covid-19 pandemic, many were left wondering about the fate of the economy and the future of the real estate market.Read More›
“Could Dojo or the full-self-driving technology it empowers be worth $500 billion? Sure, but the key there is ‘if’ it is actually successful,” Jerry Braakman, Chief Investment Officer at First American Trust, said in an interview. “We think that ... Read More›
We are proud to be named to the Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance list for 2023. Thank you to those whose dedication to creating a workplace culture that prioritizes People First helped us earn this award.... Read More›
We’re looking forward to connecting with you at the 2023 ALTA ONE conference October 10-13 in Colorado Springs, CO.Read More›
Jerry Braakman, President and Chief Investment Officer at First American Trust, shares his thoughts on the latest rise in S&P indexes and its influence on the economy.
“If consumers are growing more cautious “then maybe the Fed can park out... Read More›
For the third year in a row, we are proud to be named to the People Companies that Care list for 2023. Thank you to our employees who make a difference in their communities every day.Read More›
“...When we entered the year, most economists were looking for a recession in 2023. As we progress through the year, and as economic data has proven more resilient than expected, the soft-landing projections have started to re... Read More›
Following a solid start to the year in Q1, equities produced broad-based gains in Q2-2023, resulting in a very strong first half of 2023 performance for the asset class, particularly considering the environment. Stocks were surprisingly resilient in th... Read More›
Scott Dudgeon, Director of Equity Research at First American Trust, was recently quoted in the Bloomberg News. Scott comments on Uber's stock performance saying [Investors need to see the firm] - keep the momentum going on the fundamental side (Bloombe... Read More›
Jerry Braakman, President and Chief Investment Officer at First American Trust, discusses how the Fed’s decision to increase interest rates will impact the economy.
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UC Irvine Professor Christopher Schwarz, Ph.D. and First American Trust President and CIO Jerry Braakman engage in a wide-ranging discussion about what is shaping our financial world. Watch this video recording to learn more about the following topics:... Read More›
President and Chief Investment Officer, Jerry Braakman, and Anchor and Business/Technology Analyst for KFI, iHeart Radio, Jason Middleton, discuss how interest rates are playing out with the Fed, Wall Street, and the overall investing market.Read More›