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.

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  1. Economics

    Gary Gordon Positions Your Portfolio For 2015

    Seeking Alpha, the popular financial web portal, interviews Gary Gordon for its Positioning for 2015 series. Here is a transcript of that exchange.
  2. Stock Analysis

    Where Are Foreing Markets Compared To U.S. Stocks?

    Although several may try to describe the U.S. stock market as “fairly priced,” value-oriented investors recognize the lofty premium for what it is.
  3. Stock Analysis

    Emerging Market ETFs Join The “Risk-On” Party?

    The world’s semi-coordinated effort to fight deflation as well as pump up gross world product has sent a number of ETFs onto the list of New 52-Week Highs.
  4. Investing

    Keeping More Of Your ETF Capital Gains And Income

    How can you keep more of what you make or made when you retire? Minimize the taxes from short-term trades and taxable interest income.
  5. Economics

    3 ETF Signals You May Use For Confirmation

    Is the economic landscape healing? Far from it. Does that signal good things for the U.S. market? No… but the Fed is likely to keep lending rates near zero
  6. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Are All ETF Correlations Barreling Towards 1.0?

    Since the S&P 500 hit 2011 on September 18, it has forfeited 4.1%. Though that may not represent a significant decline, it has damaged 18 popular assets.
  7. Markets

    Why Did ETFs Become So Popular?

    How long should a buy-n-hold investor “hold?” If you held the Dow Jones Industrials Average from 1916 - 1981, would you have made money in those 65 years?
  8. 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!”
  9. 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.
  10. Economics

    Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    The appetite for stock risk is softening, yet few people are talking about it.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
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