Rob Lutts, president and chief investment officer, answers questions during the North Shore Business Expo held at the DoubleTree by Hilton on March 16, 2017.
Posted January 13, 2017 in: President's Message
One of the great strengths of the economy of the United States is the fact that it adapts and changes so well to many different forces. The 2016 elections are proof that the American people are not afraid to go in a very different direction regularly. One of my Babson College professors, Dr. John Hornaday, […]
We are often asked how Cabot manages risk for clients. The truth is that our whole wealth management process is designed to provide enough “shock absorbers” so clients can handle normal volatility of markets. We anticipate stock markets to have at least two or three 5% corrections every year. Further, we expect one correction close […]
Posted June 30, 2016 in: President's Message
There have been plenty of first-time events occurring in the global economy over the past quarter. First, the United Kingdom has decided it no longer wants to be part of the European Union after 40 years (Brexit) and will develop a plan to renegotiate trade and other financial relationships with its trading partners. This spooked […]
Posted May 25, 2016 in: President's Message
Central banks have been acting in ways we have never seen before. In the United States, total system debt is currently 330% of GDP, whereas 30 years ago it was 150% of GDP. Although the United States may be nearing the end of its most aggressive quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve is still buying approximately […]