Investing In Your Interests

At Acropolis, we are committed to our clients and strive to serve you through trust, outstanding service, sound advice and exceptional results. Our unique philosophy and strategies are based on our extensive knowledge and on our real world experiences. And, we not only preach our philosophy, we believe in it and practice it with our own personal investments.

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Trust

Integrity and honest advice above all else, with fiduciary responsibilities and full transparency. Acropolis offers a personal approach to investment management that honors your goals.

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Teamwork

Every client has a team of Acropolitans that meet with you face to face and are dedicated to delivering timely information and responsive personal service at all times.

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Understanding

Collaboration is our strong suit. Our team gets to know you, your financial objectives and your life goals. Then, we work together, to set the course for success.

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Reliability

By applying the same investment philosophy and investing alongside our clients, we stay keenly aware of the risks and opportunities that we all face in the market.

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31 Oct 2014

GDP Treats and Foregoes Tricks

The consensus growth forecast for third quarter GDP was 3.00 percent, so markets responded happily to the 3.55 percent reading from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The largest contribution to growth came from net exports, which grew at a rate of 1.32 percent and consumer spending added 1.22 percent while inventories were a negative contributor at -0.57 percent. I am always a little confused by how the government reports GDP… Read More

30 Oct 2014

Fed to Markets: End of an Era

During the 2008 financial crisis, Warren Buffet compared the US economy to a heart attack victim lying flat on the floor. Buffet’s analogy has continued to be a useful analogy as the Federal Reserve pumped medicine into the economy in the form of buying bonds on the open market in a program known as quantitative easing, or simply QE. That program came to an end yesterday, so you could carry… Read More

29 Oct 2014

Advice for Volatile Markets

There was no shortage of negative headlines to associate with the market selloff in early October: slower global economic growth, disappointing earnings reports, falling oil prices, Mideast violence, continued Russian conflict, the Ebola virus, hedge fund short squeeze, etc. In our in opinion, the biggest reason for the recent selling was simply that stocks were expensive. My column in Portfolio Insights (see pages 4-5) explains that fundamental valuation metrics are a… Read More