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Interviews

David Wright joins Cheddar TV’s Kristen Scholer to discuss the latest bank earnings data and consumer sentiment report. They break down the key takeaways and consider what it means for businesses and consumers.

– Cheddar TV, April 12, 2024

Today’s jobs report: 303,000 jobs added in March. However, there is a decline in full-time jobs and rise in part-time positions. Additionally, there’s a sharp increase in foreign-born workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson calls for work permits for illegal immigrants, sparking controversy. Oil prices surge; Biden halts Strategic Petroleum Reserve refill, risking national security. David Wright, President of Wright Financial Group, joins OAN’s Alicia Summers.”

– One America News, April 5, 2024

“Prices are climbing on housing, food, and energy. Would the unemployment rate ultimately be the determining factor for cutting interest rates? David Wright weighs in on the role of consumer debt and bank stress. Should investors focus on sectors that are income first and growth second?”

– Schwab Network, March 23, 2024

“Today’s February jobs report showed that 275,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate hit a two-year high at 3.9%, while the labor force participation rate remained unchanged at 62.5%. For more on this story, David Wright, President & Owner of Wright Financial Group, joins OAN’s Alicia Summers.”

– One America News, March 8, 2024

David Wright joins Kristen Scholer on Cheddar TV to discuss market expectations, the financial challenges faced by NYCB and regional banks, and his perspective on the Federal Reserve’s potential decision to cut rates in the second half of 2024.

– Cheddar TV, February 12, 202

“If they cut too soon it could send the wrong message, notes David Wright. He discusses how long the Fed can hold rates. He talks about what to expect from the Fed going forward, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 reach new all-time highs. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today.”

– Schwab Network, February 9, 2024

“With me today, I have a guest, David Wright. He’s the president and owner of Wright Financial Group LLC out of Ohio, with over 34 years of experience as a financial advisor, business owner, and founder. The conversation dives into David’s book, “Bonfire of the Sanities,” born out of a desire to educate people on the two primary phases of investing: accumulation and distribution. As the discussion unfolds, David emphasizes the importance of understanding which phase of investing one is in and tailoring strategies accordingly.”

– TLB TV, January 31, 2024

“Kerry Lutz and David Wright discussed various economic topics, including the recent surge in consumer sentiment and its potential impact on the economy, rising credit card debt, and the uncertainty surrounding future interest rate changes by the Federal Reserve.”
 
– FSN, January 30, 2024

“Stocks are on the move higher ahead of this week’s inflation prints. Anticipate the summer or later before the Fed pivots on rate hikes, notes David Wright. He discusses what lies ahead for stocks. He talks about how CPI/PPI estimates suggest sticky inflation and slowing growth. He goes over how the Fed will react to this week’s economic data. He also looks at investing strategies to consider in the current rate environment. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today..”

– Schwab Network, January 10, 2024

“The new year brings with it new changes for retirement accounts. One of the big ones will be how much people can contribute. David Wright, President & Owner of Wright Financial, and Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance at Morningstar, join Yahoo Finance to discuss the changes made for retirement accounts and how best to capitalize on these changes..”
 
– Yahoo! Finance, December 28, 2023

“Join Kerry Lutz in an engaging interview with author David Wright about his insightful book “Bonfire of the Sanities.” This episode delves into the crucial strategies for managing retirement portfolios amidst today’s economic fluctuations.”

– FSN, December 18, 2023

“The reality is that the Fed acted too slow in raising rates, says David Wright, and thinks we won’t see a rate pivot until the end of 2024. He says some demand destruction is occurring but the U.S. needs to see higher unemployment before inflation comes down and rates can come down. He says investors need to invest for “purpose over performance” and with an eye towards income.”
 
– Schwab Network, December 12, 2023

“New Annual Inflation Report out today reveals inflation rate at 3.1%, a decrease from last October’s 3.2%, but up by 0.1% on a month-to-month basis. David Wright, president and owner of ‘Wright Financial Group,’ joins One America’s Alicia Summers to discuss what’s happening to the middle class.t.”

– One America News Network, December 12, 2023

David Wright sits down with Eric Haubert and Rebecca Regnier on The Nine to unveil his new book, Bonfire of the Sanities. Whether you’re approaching retirement or keen on financial wisdom, Bonfire of the Sanities promises to illuminate the path to a secure and purposeful financial future!
 
– 13abc, December 7, 2023

“The Fed will pause in December and rates will stay higher for longer, notes David Wright. He discusses big picture market trends. He talks about how the labor market is still relatively low and layoffs will be coming from reduced demand. He goes over market expectations for the remainder of 2023 and the beginning of 2024. He also highlights his book Bonfire of the Sanities “How to Reset Your Portfolio for Today’s Financial Lunacy.” He also mentions investment strategies to consider in the current market environment.”

– Schwab Network, November 20, 2023

“In this insightful interview, financial expert David Wright of Wright Financial Group and author of “Bonfires of the Sanities,” delves into the latest U.S. initial jobless claims, which have slightly exceeded forecasts at 217K, compared to the predicted 215K and the previous 220K. Wright highlights the significance of these figures in the context of the current high-interest-rate economy, warning of their potential impact on overall economic conditions as unemployment is on the rise.”
 
– FSN, November 17, 2023
Eric stops by for another meeting with David Wright, owner of Wright Financial Group, to find out what makes up a good retirement plan and how to ensure you don’t run out of money in retirement.
 
– 13abc, October 17, 2023

“CPI and PPI show signs of lingering inflation – Feds will take notice, notes David Wright. He discusses economic trends driving the market and takeaways from this week’s inflation and consumer data. He talks about his book Bonfire of the Sanities which will be released December 12th. He highlights that consumer sentiment points to a weaker view of the economy. He goes over investment strategies to consider. He mentions that the Fed needs to be extremely cautious with their monetary policy for November and December. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today.”

– Schwab Network, October 13, 2023

“Kerry Lutz and David Wright discussed the recent decision by the Fed to not raise interest rates and its potential impact on the economy. They talked about concerns regarding the banking and financial sector, inflation, and the impact of rising gas prices. Wright suggested that shrinking the balance sheet is the best way to regulate inflation, rather than raising rates, and predicted that rate decreases could occur in September 2024.”
 
– FSN, September 28, 2023

David Wright discusses the latest economic indicators with Nicole Petallides on The Watchlist. Key points include a higher-than-expected Producer Price Index (PPI), which may complicate future Federal Reserve rate decisions due to mixed economic signals. Inflation remains a concern with core PCE and CPI numbers rising, while low unemployment, moderate GDP growth, and wage inflation suggest the Fed may need to continue raising rates. However, the American consumer’s financial challenges, such as rising gas prices, increasing consumer and credit card debt, and potential bank stresses, pose a significant risk. This situation may not be fully priced into the stock market, raising questions about future demand for stocks.

– Schwab Network, September 14, 2023

David Wright joins Nicole Petallides on The Watchlist to discuss the mixed results in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indicating the likelihood of a recession due to upcoming Quantitative Tightening (QT) and extended interest rate holds. While headline CPI increased year-over-year, reduced energy inflation suggests a late July and early August influence. Dropping 2 and 10-year Treasury bond yields were highlighted, as was the concerning rise in consumer debt to 17.06 trillion, with a 16 billion increase in the last quarter. Americans resorting to 401k loans to cover everyday expenses underlines financial pressures.
 
– TD Ameritrade Network, August 10, 2023

“During this Financial Survival Network segment, Kerry Lutz interviewed David Wright about the recent CPI report and its implications for the economy. Wright expressed caution and bearishness, citing the sticky inflation rate and the upcoming challenges for small businesses. They also discussed the impact of AI on the economy and the potential for job displacement, with both expressing concerns about the long-term implications of AI.”

– FSN, July 17, 2023

 David Wright with another appearance on 13abc‘s Marketplace Expert with Eric Haubert! This time Eric takes the “Wright” notes to make sure his visit was a great one!
 

– 13abc, July 5, 2023

“Is the Federal Reserve sending a mixed signal, is it just tough talk, asks David Wright. He examines the Fed’s mixed signals. He talks about how core PCE and core CPI are staying sticky. He suggests sticking with high quality corporate bonds due to attractive yields and price points as well as dividend paying stocks. He then goes over the potential value in high quality corporate bonds. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today.”

– TD Ameritrade Network, June 15, 2023

 

“How would you like to have a little more money? What about having a little more money in retirement?” 13abc’s Eric Haubert joins David Wright for an edition of Market Place Expert where they discuss investment strategies, financial philosophies, and all things “income”.

– 13abc, June 1, 2023

“The debt ceiling debate has really come down to one thing, spending. House speaker McCarthy says they’re close but no deal yet. Republicans passed a bill raising the debt ceiling while cutting spending and reallocating funds. They want to claw back COVID funds and the massive funding increase for the IRS, as well as put an end to the student loan forgiveness program. But democrats want to raise the limit with no cuts. David Wright, President and owner of “Wright Financial Group” joins OAN’s Alicia Summers to weigh in on the debt debacle and other top economic stories.”

– One America News, May 26, 2023

“The consumer price index report for April is out, showing that inflation is up 4.9% from a year ago. The data indicates a slight drop from March’s annual inflation rate of 5%, which marks the lowest level since April 2021. On a monthly basis, inflation jumped 0.4% from March to April. Meanwhile, the U.S. is getting closer and closer to defaulting on its debt, and we just heard the President blaming Republicans for it. David Wright, President & owner of Wright Financial Group, joins OAN’s Alicia Summers to discuss.” 

– One America News, May 10, 2023

“David Wright, president and owner of Wright Financial Group LLC, joined Cheddar News to discuss Thursday’s trading as stocks closed higher amid strong tech profits. But Wright says banking stress could sway markets down as the Federal Reserve could weigh more rate increases.”

– Cheddar News, April 27, 2023

“The Fed will hike 25BPS in February and one more in March, and then pause, says David Wright. He talks about how a recession is still highly likely, but he doesn’t think it will be very severe or long. He also notes to look to unemployment versus job opening to signal what the Fed does. He then goes over how it is important to wait for positive revisions in earnings, as well as reasons to target high-dividend value stocks. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today.”

– TD Ameritrade Network, January 28, 2023

“Have we finally gotten closer to a bottom for this market, asks David Wright. He discusses what key data the Federal Reserve will be monitoring to decide its next move. He also talks about how to help clients to be postured for what’s likely to be a “rocky road” ahead. Tune in to find out more about the stock market today.”

– TD Ameritrade Network, October 6, 2022

“Why should investors be wary of a bear market rally? “The U.S. Dollar is creating headwinds for multinational companies. There is a yield curve inversion. Also, consumer spending this summer will be short lived. Demand destruction is never a good thing,” says David Wright. Wright also weighs in on the importance of dividends in a recession portfolio.”

– TD Ameritrade, July 26, 2022

“Can the Fed bring down inflation without destroying the economy, asks David Wright. He discusses how inflation is impacting the markets. He also talks about how retirees should not take chances with their retirement assets. He then goes over investment strategies for retirees including having dividend stocks in energy, consulting, and financials. Tune in to find out more.”

– TD Ameritrade, June 7, 2022

 

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