Corporate Tax Cut Frees Up $500 Billion

January 15, 2017

Ed Butowsky, top wealth manager in Dallas, Fox News Financial Advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses with Gregg Jarrett research he did about the amount of money companies in the S&P 500 have sitting on the side lines to cover tax liabilities and what it means to their balance sheets if Trump were to cut corporate taxes and the impact it could have on our sluggish economy.

Stocks Sell Off In Wake Of Fed’s Decision, Worries About Global Economy

September 21, 2015

The market this week has gone off the rails. The DOW ended Friday careening about 300 points. This occurring the day after the Federal Reserve did not hike interest rates. This news ordinarily would be great news to analysts and investors alike but these markets are paranoid these days. It certainly begs the question by analysts and investors what is it that the Federal Reserve not see that resulted in their decision. Anything stock or stock related hit hard on Friday. They major indices are not only down for the week but for the month. Investors are asking if anyone was worried about investing in equities where are they putting their money. Friday’s indicators show that one of the big beneficiary of investors was the 10-Year treasury bond. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses the recent news from the Fed and the impact on our markets at home regarding global economic slow down.



Crime & Cash In Cuba

August 19, 2015

Robert Vesco was a notorious white collar criminal. A Wall Street’er that took off with $200 Million of investors money. With the SEC on his tail he took sanctuary in countries like Cuba where he managed to evade American authorities until his final breadth. The Chief Enforcement Officer of the SEC, was Ed Butowsky’s father. His father hunted Vesco for years. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses the recent thawed relations between the United States and Cuba and further investigation may lead to the illegal money Robert Vesco stole.



    Hammering Trump

    July 5, 2015

    Both NBC and Macy’s announcing that they will no longer being doing business with the presidential contender Donald Trump after he said some tough things about Mexico and illegal immigrants. There may be more to this story than originally reported. The far left group Move On pressured Macy’s by delivering a petition to the company demanding that they sever their relationship with Trump which they did. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses this recent petition by Move On and whether it was justified what Macy’s executives did.




      March Has A Reputation For Market Mood Swings

      March 4, 2015

      Wall Street is gearing up for March Madness. The markets have a reputation for major swings this time of the year. With the NASDAQ topping out in 2000, but bottoming out in 2009. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses the reason behind the stock market mood swing traditionally in March and what we could expect this month.




        Entry-Level WalMart Employees Will Now Receive $9 An Hour

        March 2, 2015

        A wage war could be brewing between some of the nation’s largest retailers. Less than a week after Walmart announced that it was raising its minimum wage, the parent company of TJ Maxx stated it would raise its starting minimum wages too. Many hourly workers will receive $9 an hour, and while that may be good news for workers in big money companies could small business compete with the higher wages? Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how companies like Walmart are aiming for the $15 an hour mark how can small business compete with these kinds of wages.




          How Could The Spread Of ISIS Impact World Markets?

          March 1, 2015

          If the rise of ISIS and instability in the Middle East concerns the world’s financial markets they have not shown it yet. The DOW continues to set records, and the good times are rolling on Wall Street. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how you can protect yourself and your family’s 401k from these and other world wide current events.




            Higher Minimum Wages Kick In For Two Dozen States

            January 3, 2015

            The new minimum wage is jumping in nearly two dozen states on this the first day of 2015. This is occurring as the White House and congress continue to square off over the Federal minimum wage which remains at $7.25. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how the jump in minimum wages in two dozen states will affect the employers as well as the employees.