Nick Stonnington has been a wealth advisor since 1983. He founded Stonnington Group in 2004 to better serve clients by offering them a platform for independent fiduciary advice. The Stonnington Group team manages client investments and advises on their businesses.
Nick was ranked #1 in Los Angeles by Registered Rep Magazine in 2002 for "America's Best Wealth Advisors." Nick's expert commentary has been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Investment News, and Investment Advisor. His research has been published in the Family Wealth Report and he has written articles on investing for numerous industry journals.
Category Archives: Markets
How does the sequence of returns impact the sustainability of my retirement portfolio over time? By Nick Stonnington The entire time you work and save for your retirement, say, 30 years, there will be multiple bull markets, multiple recessions and … Continue reading
The old saying, “Timing is everything,” certainly has applicability to market investing. For equities, “perfect timing” means going to cash right before a market downturn, holding the cash until the downturn hits bottom, then buying up all those cheap stocks … Continue reading
“American exceptionalism” is the idea that the U.S. is qualitatively different than other nations. Scottish historian Richard Rose put it this way: “America marches to a different drummer. Its uniqueness is explained by any or all of a variety of … Continue reading
Middle Class are the New Poor For many Americans, to be middle class was aspirational: a good paying and secure job, new cars, college education for the children, a comfortable retirement in a home that was close to paid off … Continue reading
Eurozoning Out The eurozone’s outlook was the most grave since the slow motion train wreck of European sovereign debt began two years ago. The European Central Bank (“ECB”) still needed to show its resolve in backstopping member country debt. The … Continue reading