The Veris Blog

The Veris blog expresses the diversity of thought and opinion at our firm. We also present other points-of-view of those we appreciate and admire.

Economic Perspective Q4 2017

By Jane Swan, CFA, Senior Wealth Manager

Hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, marches, market growth, a new tax plan and some unbelievable tweets – 2017 was an unforgettable year. Markets typically do not like uncertainty, but were strong through a year of swirling unpredictability. What happened and what comes next?

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Signatory Letters for Impact

By Danya Liu, Associate & Pat Addeo, Senior Associate

The power of a united voice cannot be overstated. In that spirit, we would like to share how Veris is exercising its voice on behalf of clients through what is known in the investment world as a “signatory letter.”

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Uncommon Conversations: Rich and Timely

By Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO

A while ago, I had a provocative conversation with two good friends, Rha Goddess and Jessica Norwood, about how many of the issues we face in our country stem from inequality, lack of inclusion, and biased narratives around people of color. By the end of the conversation, we all recognized these types of reflective conversations are vital in moving us toward inclusivity.

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Economic Update Q1 2017

By Jane Swan, CFA, Senior Wealth Manager

Equity market returns in the first quarter were very strong. Investors were seemingly unfazed as political commentators vacillated between exuberance and doubt over the potential for the Trump presidency to advance tax cuts and other pro-business policies.

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