Working With a Raymond James Advisor
It starts by being personal.
Your relationship with a Raymond James advisor begins with a meaningful conversation – about you. Your goals, your wants, your needs, your concerns, your family, your passion, your vision for the future. It’s about working together to understand the strategies and services that will let you live the life you want.
Next, you and your advisor will develop a comprehensive personal financial strategy.
Just like you, your strategy is unique. It will be customized to help you reach major milestones – the ones you know are coming, and perhaps a few you haven’t considered yet. Your advisor can provide a wide array of wealth management services, from investment strategies backed by award-winning research to estate plan reviews that ensure your wishes are carried out exactly as you intend. In implementing your strategy, your advisor will work in collaboration with other professionals, such as lawyers and accountants, to ensure the approach is holistic – and all aspects are working together. Through our Client Account Online Access, you will have secure online access to up-to-date account information; knowing your accounts and information are protected by cybersecurity technology that exceeds the industry standard.
Through the years, your strategy will evolve with you.
The relationship with your advisor will grow deeper as you monitor the progress of your investments and review your strategy. Life events might require adjustments. Whatever the need, whatever phase of life you are in, your advisor will see you through.
Working with a Raymond James advisor means you have a trusted financial partner – for life.
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Market Commentary & Research
Attack on Aramco
This week the market’s attention shifted away from trade wars to a potential military conflict in the Middle East. By now, most are aware of the overarching details: Saudi Arabia’s main oil processing and storage facility Abqaiq, which processes roughly 7 mln/bpd, was attacked forcing the shut down of more than 5 mln/bpd of capacity. This is the most significant disruption to global oil supply in modern history, as it represents about 5% of global production. Spot WTI and Brent oil prices jumped 15.5% and 12.4%, respectively on the news, but as it became evident the Saudis will have much of the production back online in the coming weeks both benchmarks retreated.Learn More about Attack on Aramco
Revisiting “Better Than Bonds”
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