David Katz is the president and chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, which he co-founded in 1986. Prior to co-founding Matrix, he worked at Management Asset Corp. in the research and portfolio management areas. At Matrix, Katz chairs the Investment Policy Committee.Expand

Katz is a CFA charterholder who appears frequently as a guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Radio and WCBS-AM in New York. He graduated summa cum laude from Union College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He received a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in finance, from New York University Graduate School of Business in 1987, graduating with distinction. His numerous works on value investing earned him various awards and distinctions at the undergraduate and graduate levels.Collapse

| May 27, 2016
| 10:28 AM EDT
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| May 25, 2016
| 9:10 AM EDT
While we think the market will be higher by year end, we expect a lot of volatility along the way. If that's t...
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| May 24, 2016
| 11:30 AM EDT
We are early in the WFC Investor Day meeting and while we don't expect any revelations which will drive the st...
Doing homework on the downtrodden group is worthwhile, but it isn't time to make purchases.
| May 18, 2016
| 9:29 AM EDT
After the close last night, JPM boosted its 2016 dividend by 9.1%. The dividend was raised to 48 cents per qu...
| May 18, 2016
| 9:12 AM EDT
Yesterday's CPI report ran hotter than expected, and while we think inflation is still very low and manageable...
We offer 10 names each in the Opportunistic Value portfolio and the Income-Oriented portfolio.
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