Chris Puplava

About the Author Chris Puplava

Chris PuplavaPortfolio Manager, Puplava Financial Services, Inc. - Registered Investment AdvisorRegistered Representative, Puplava Securities, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPCChris graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He joined PFS Group in 2005 and is currently pursuing the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. His professional designations include FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Exam. He is the lead portfolio manager of PFS Group's Dividend Growth Managed Account, Strategic Real Return Managed Account, and the Precious Metals Managed Account. Chris also contributes articles and Market Observations to Financial Sense.Chris utilizes a top-down approach with an emphasis on macro economics while also taking key inputs from the market to formulate an investment narrative and structure portfolios. Chris utilizes a strict disciplined risk management system to protect client capital for all market conditions.

US Stocks Today: Get Ready for a Bumpy Ride

At the onset of 2018, market soothsayers gave their outlooks for the year. The consistent theme from every economic commentator and investment strategist …

TOP SHIPS Inc (TOPS) Shares Skyrocket on Back of 2017 Earnings Release

On Friday, TOP SHIPS Inc (NASDAQ:TOPS) announced earnings results for 2017, while also revealing its recent acquisitions. Investors must have liked what they heard because TOP …

The U.S. Is NOT In Recession According To These 7 Charts

A recent Zerohedge article is making the rounds showing the US is in recession according to 7 charts. I offer my own 7 …

Biggest Inflection Point For 2015 Happening Right Now

  Back on May 1st I penned an article showing that we were facing an important inflection point in the markets with a …

Financial Stress Is Rising – Time To Worry?

Summary Measures of credit stress are rising which historically spells trouble for stocks. Most pronounced pickup in stress is in junk bonds.

We Have Nothing To Fear But A Lack Of Fear Itself

The S&P 500 had its first monthly close above 2100 in February, the Dow closed over 18,000, and the NASDAQ currently rests a …

Extreme U.S. Dollar Sentiment Setting Up Big Investment Opportunities

One of the best investments over last year was the US dollar (NYSEARCA:USD) as it exploded more than 20% higher from its May …

Energy Weighing Heavily On Junk Bond Market; Watch For Contagion

“The essence of investment management is the management of risks, not the management of returns. ALL good portfolio management begins with this premise!