C.J. Lawrence // Media
29
paged,page-template,page-template-blog-large-image-with-dividers,page-template-blog-large-image-with-dividers-php,page,page-id-29,paged-4,page-paged-4,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,vertical_menu_enabled,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-13.0,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.4,vc_responsive
 

News & Media

Commodities haven’t just had a rough year. It’s been more like a rough half-decade, in which prices of raw materials and foodstuffs were halved. Once a mainstay ingredient in the investing soup, this asset class is now being shunned, and some people are making ever more bearish price forecasts. So is it time to jump back in and gain the well-documented investing benefits of adding metals, grains and energy into your investment pot? Maybe so, and there are good reasons to consider it (plus some pitfalls to avoid). First, there is the broad reason to own commodities, which is to reduce risk. Because the prices of commodities tend to be uncorrelated with the prices of other assets such as stocks and bonds, the overall volatility of a portfolio tends to be lower. And because most investors define risk as volatility, when it is lower there is less risk. “You have a smoother ride...

NEW YORK (Sept. 10, 2015) C.J. Lawrence, a legendary Wall Street firm dating back to 1864 and acquired by Morgan Grenfell Group in 1986, which in turn was acquired by Deutsche Bank A.G., has been re-established as a registered investment advisor by a management team long affiliated with the firm. C.J. Lawrence, LLC., launched in January 2015, constitutes the former investment management team of ISI Inc. The re-established C.J. Lawrence combines the talents of a highly experienced portfolio management team that has more than 100 years of combined investment experience. Principals include the former CEO and Chief Investment Strategist of C.J. Lawrence, Inc., James E. Moltz, who serves as Chairman, CEO Bernhard Koepp, and Senior Managing Directors Bruce Benedict, David Gallacher, and Terry Gardner, Jr. For over a century the name C.J. Lawrence has been synonymous with high quality investment advice said Chairman Jim Moltz. “Our goal is to achieve the optimal balance...

MONUMENT, COLO.—March 24, 2015—Advisors Asset Management (AAM) has signed an agreement with Cyrus J. Lawrence LLC (CJL), which constitutes the former investment management division of International Strategy & Investment Inc. (ISI). Cyrus J. Lawrence was re-launched in March 2015, following ISI Group’s acquisition by publicly held Evercore Partners in October 2014, and will continue to provide consultancy services to AAM for the American Renaissance and European Select Portfolio unit investment trusts (UITs). We are confident that our renewed partnership with Cyrus J. Lawrence will build on the predecessor firm’s foundation of providing investors with timely and cost-efficient opportunities to take advantage of promising trends in the U.S. and global economy , said Richard Stewart, CFA, Executive Vice President of UITs at AAM. “This agreement is another example of our commitment to teaming up with high-quality managers to ensure investors receive access to innovative investment strategies.” For more than a century, the name Cyrus...