2018 presents a complex and challenging picture for investors. Bonds may have topped and reversed after a 30-year bull run. Equities around the world are hitting their stride after the prolonged low-growth period that followed the Great Recession.
Cryptocurrencies have arisen as a potential new asset class, and may be challenging gold for investors who are skeptical of the established financial system, as well as drawing in money from speculators. As these cross-currents converge, we will help you navigate and make sense of critical social, political, and economic trends and their impact on global markets.
Mr. Shirata graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2005 with a B.A. in Business Administration and a dual concentration in Marketing and Finance. Mr. Shirata is active in operations, client services, and marketing. Mr. Shirata is an active member of the Los Angeles Financial Planning Association, and has served on its board of directors.