Gary Gordon, MS, CFP®

Gary Gordon, MS, CFP®

Gary A. Gordon, MS, CFP® is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. He has more than 23 years of experience as a personal coach in “money matters,” including risk assessment, small business development and portfolio management. Gary is often asked to consult as an educator. He has taught financial concepts in Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United States. As a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Gary has distinguished himself as a reputable and trusted investor advocate. He writes commentary for ETF Expert, Seeking Alpha and The Street. Gary’s participation on local and national radio has spanned more than a decade, and he currently hosts the ETF Expert Radio Podcast.

  • Showing 1-15 of 22 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • >>
  1. Jobs Data Great For ETFs, Grisly For The Economy
    Economics

    Jobs Data Great For ETFs, Grisly For The Economy

    “Holy Moly!” exclaim the financial media. They marvel at a headline unemployment number of 5.9%. “This economy is much better than people think!”
  2. It Is Not Too Late To Hedge Against Stock ETF Risk
    Stock Analysis

    It Is Not Too Late To Hedge Against Stock ETF Risk

    Since October of 2011, the US. stock market has not only been resilient, it has repelled more water than Gore-Tex.
  3. Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News
    Economics

    Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    The appetite for stock risk is softening, yet few people are talking about it.
  4. Is The S&P 500 Safer Than A Diversified Portfolio?
    Investing Basics

    Is The S&P 500 Safer Than A Diversified Portfolio?

    Both the media and a wide array of financial advisers preach owning a diversified portfolio.
  5. What The Daily 1% Price Mean For ETF Investors
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    What The Daily 1% Price Mean For ETF Investors

    In the first half of the U.S. stock market bull 10%-19% corrections occurred annually. That has not been the case in the second half of the bull market.
  6. Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    HSBC’s PMI for the Chinese economy rose to 50.5 from a final reading of 50.2 in August. The manufacturing sector is expanding, but the growth is restrained
  7. The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors
    Economics

    The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors

    The market climbs a "Wall of Worry," yet the only apprehension that sends stock investors for the exit doors relates to the timing and pace of bank rates.
  8. Currency Hedged Stock ETFs Can Protect A Portfolio
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Currency Hedged Stock ETFs Can Protect A Portfolio

    The U.S. economy has been growing at an annualized pace of roughly 2% since the current expansion began in June of 2009.
  9. Emerging Market ETFs Are Taking Back The World
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Emerging Market ETFs Are Taking Back The World

    More often than not, if you tell me that an asset is roughly 20% above its long-term trendline, I will tell you that the investment is overbought.
  10. Why Overvalued Stock ETFs Still Offer Opportunity
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Why Overvalued Stock ETFs Still Offer Opportunity

    Let us recall that every significant economist and every major U.S. investment firm predicted interest rates would climb in 2014.
  11. Questions For U.S. Stock ETF Bulls
    Economics

    Questions For U.S. Stock ETF Bulls

    Most people are aware of the crash in 1929. Yet many may not be aware of the government stimulus in 1933 that helped the market soar 200% over the next four years.
  12. Japan ETFs May Radiate To Further Weaken The Yen
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Japan ETFs May Radiate To Further Weaken The Yen

    Shinzo Abe expressed a fierce determination to jump start Japan's economy through unconventional monetary policy measures.
  13. Is There A Changing Of The ETF Guard?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Is There A Changing Of The ETF Guard?

    The headlines have focused on the year-to-date gains for the S&P 500 as well as the relatively minor losses for the Dow Jones Industrials.
  14. Has Stock Bias Affected Your ETF Asset Allocation?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Has Stock Bias Affected Your ETF Asset Allocation?

    Vast majority of fixed income ETFs are registering 52-week highs, yet CNBC's focus remains on the geopolitical impact of Ukraine tensions on stocks.
  15. Don’t Fight The Fed? Don’t Fight The Treasury Bond ETF Trend
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Don’t Fight The Fed? Don’t Fight The Treasury Bond ETF Trend

    Think of the U.S. economy as a tricycle. It has three wheels that, if they are all working together, you can get extraordinary and very real growth.
  • Showing 1-15 of 22 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • >>