The Reopening Paradox: Job Are Up, But Where Are the Workers to Fill Them?

As more jobs are added, U.S. economy is facing a labor shortage due, in part, to the post-Pandemic retirement of 2.5 million Americans. That’s about twice the number who retired in 2019, which means there are essentially 1.2 million fewer people in the work force over the age of 55 than would otherwise be expected. I recently contributed my opinion […]

Inflation: Wall Street keeps struggling on this topic

We bet your pocketbook already knows the answer! Michelle Connell, CFA was asked by Joy Wiltermuth of MarketWatch to weigh in on this timely topic. In the article published Thursday, May 27, Michelle discusses inflation and it’s effects on the average working family. No doubt every time you go to the grocery store or Home […]

Inflation: Is This a “Non-Transitory Problem or Will It Put an End to the Investment Markets’ Party?

Recently, Portia Capital Management owner, Michelle Connell, CFA, had the privilege of sharing our opinion on this subject with two news media outlets.  The Asahi Shimbum, one of the top three news papers in Tokyo, is our first quote in the foreign press. CNN was also added to our list of domestic media contributions. On […]

Sell in May and Go Away?

Does the old adage “Sell in May and go away” still apply? Last Friday, April 30, Portia Capital Management owner, Michelle Connell, CFA, had the privilege to speak with Yahoo Finance’s Sibile Marcellus and Alexis Christoforous on the current state of the investment markets. During the interview, Michelle explained why we think it would be […]

Where Should Investors Put Their Money?

How to diversify your portfolio for retirement Valuations, inflation and taxes are all simultaneously rising. These are wreaking havoc on retirement portfolios’ risk and therefore the stability of families’ ability to retire. Already, 2021 is a completely different playing field than 2020. Domestic stocks —all of them — are close to all-time highs. Last year, […]

The Pandemic’s Heavy Toll on Women

Contribution to Financial Advisor Magazine by Michelle Connell In the last year, women’s professional and economic situations have been shattered due to the pandemic. In the past few months, the situation has deteriorated further. I recently had the opportunity to contribute to an article on this topic published in Financial Advisor magazine. The article takes […]

Michelle Connell to Serve as Moderator at Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management & Real Estate Investors Online Summit

Panel Topics include Expert Outlook on the 2021 Economy and Financial Markets and Alternative Investment Strategies Fort Worth, Texas, March 10, 2021 – Michelle Connell, CFA, President and Owner of Portia Capital Management, LLC has been invited to moderate two panels during the premium Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management & Real Estate Investors Online Summit, […]

The GameStop Pop: What Really Happened?

By Michelle Connell, CFA On Wednesday, January 27, Dallas Business Journal weighed in on the trading mania surrounding GameStop, a firm headquartered in Dallas.  Portia Capital Management’s opinion was one of those that was reflected in this article. (Thank you, Brian Womack for reaching out to us.) Of course, everyone — professional and amateur investors […]

Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management Summit Moves Online Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Michelle Connell, President of Portia Capital Management, to serve as moderator on investment panel during the online event Fort Worth, Texas, December 2, 2020 – Michelle Connell, CFA, President and Owner of Portia Capital Management, LLC has been invited to moderate a panel during the premium Marcus Evans Private Wealth Management Online Summit, December 8-9, […]