• ACM: Who We Are

    Advisors Capital Management was established as an all-cap equity and fixed income manager to provide investors with the most personal and customized portfolio management solutions possible. Our people, resources and commitment are solely focused on the personal and financial objectives of our clients. Our separate account management platform offers investors a variety of strategies, each…

  • Buy, sell or hold: Coronavirus-related stocks

    Nov. 11, 2020 – 8:46 – Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and Advisors Capital Management portfolio manager JoAnne Feeney discuss today’s markets and play a game of ‘Outhouse or Woodshed’ about coronavirus-related stocks. Click here to watch

  • A Second Vaccine; It’s A New Game

    Moderna’s vaccine is reported to be 94.5% effective, making two vaccines showing higher efficacy than most expected. While results from both Pfizer and Moderna are preliminary, these early results are a very positive sign. Equally importantly, we should have enough doses of these two vaccines in the first half of 2021 potentially to vaccinate the…

  • Initial Post-Election Thoughts

    It may take a few days before enough votes are counted to determine who won the election, but there are a few preliminary conclusions that can be drawn. As of this moment, the presidential race remains too close to call, although it seems more likely that the Senate remains Republican by a few seats, and…

  • How to Find Growth Buys in the Stock Market at Value Prices

    JoAnne Feeney, partner and portfolio manager at Advisors Capital Management, says while the technology sector has been the big mover in the markets, there are more rewarding ways to play the group than the mega-cap movers. She suggests companies such as Zebra Technologies, which makes the handheld barcode readers that are used in every Amazon…

  • How is the Market Near All Time Highs?

    The stock market continues to hang in near all-time S&P highs, even as unemployment is still quite high, virus cases spike, politicians are unable to agree on a fiscal stimulus package despite the agreed upon need, and election uncertainties loom. How can this be? A critical part of the answer to the question is people…

  • Stock Prices

    Why do stock prices rise so persistently over the decades? The bottom line is that over the long run, stock price-to-earnings ratios, and hence their inverse, earnings-to-stock price ratios, have no discernible trend going back to at least 1890. The equity yield peaked in 1949 at 16 percent and ranges between 5 percent and 10…

  • 7 Warning Signs Your Bond Portfolio May Be Yielding 1% (or Less)

    If anything, the title is an understatement. Some investors own a large basket of high quality, investment grade bonds of well-known companies. The yields on such securities have declined dramatically and many are now 1% or even less. Many investors do not realize this, however, because they are looking at their coupons. The same logic…