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Advisor Group and UWM Weekly Market Call

UWM / Advisor Group Weekly Market Call


With ongoing market volatility related to the COVID-19 pandemic,

we thought it would be helpful to share with your our weekly Market Impact call through 

Universal Wealth  Management (UWM) / Advisor Group.

We want to continue providing you with insights and perspective on recent

developments, as well as guidance going forward.

Replays are posted below.


Message from Philip Biancato, CEI & CIO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management (LTAM)

An Unprecedented Year For Investment Markets

As 2020 comes to a close I wanted to take a moment to reflect back on the year that was simply like no other. For many of us this was not the first time in our lives we experienced events of historic magnitude. Jaime and I were in Manhattan during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the Great Recession of 2008, events we will never forget both personally and professionally and now unfortunately we will add the 2020 Global Pandemic to the list. Clearly the difference is significant loss of life of thousands of people that is so difficult to comprehend, the suffering for those who have lost loved ones or are dealing lingering symptoms and the global economic and educational impact that may be felt for years to come.

The LTAM Research team has developed 2020: An Unprecedented Year for Investment Markets, a summary that helps to outline the month by month events so we can remember and learn from what took place throughout the year with hopes to be better prepared both personally and professionally if we face a similar event again in the future.  Perhaps in this way we can help honor those we lost by being better prepared to understand the human and economic impact.

Since the genesis of LTAM we have lived by two steadfast rules, “be at your best when times are at their worst,” and “provide exceptional service by being an honest partner who delivers especially in times of great need.” We hope this year we met and hopefully exceeded your expectations. Your partnership and friendship are what matters most to us as we cherish the fact you are willing to trust us with your clients assets.  

As we close the year out and look forward to 2021 with hopes of vaccine distribution, improved economic growth, and a return to normalcy we all cherish, please know we are here to help in any way we can as your partner and friend.

Personally, one of my favorite days of the year was yesterday, the Winter Solstice. It marks the beginning of winter but is also the shortest day of the year and every day, starting today, gets a little bit brighter. It is with this optimism of what is to come but not forgetting what happened, that of all of us in LTAM want to wish you happy holidays and a joyous and healthy new year!

Thank you for letting us be a part of your practice.

All the best,
Philip Blancato


December 2020 - An Unprecedented Year for Investment Markets

December 16, 2020 - Market Impact Call with Phil Blancato, CEO & CIO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management (LTAM)

October 19, 2020 - Market Impact Call with Phil Blancato, CEO & CIO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management (LTAM)

March 19, 2020 - Market Impact Call with Phil Blancato, CEO & CIO of Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management (LTAM)