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G. Scott Clemons, CFA Chief Investment Strategist, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking

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Scott Clemons joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 1990 and has held a variety of investment roles at the firm over the past 27 years. His career began in international equities, where he was an analyst and portfolio manager of European and Asian equities, working out of the firm’s New York and London offices throughout the 1990s. In 2001, Mr. Clemons broadened his responsibilities into domestic equity management and research as well, and then from 2005 through 2010 managed the New York office of the firm’s Private Wealth Management business. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Investment Strategist and is today one of the firm’s primary writers and speakers on topics related to the economy, financial markets and investing.

Mr. Clemons is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media, appearing frequently in the pages of The Wall Street Journal and Barrons, as well as on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Outside of his professional interests, Mr. Clemons serves as the president of the Grolier Club in New York City and as a board member of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the oldest foundation in the United States dedicated to basic scientific research. He is also a director of the Journal of the History of Ideas. Born and raised in Florida, he graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in classics. Mr. Clemons lives in Manhattan with his wife Karyn, a music teacher at the Brearley School. They are proud parents of young twins.

 

Market Commentary - 61 files

Scott Clemons on CNBC’s ‘Street Signs’ August 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with CNBC’s “Street Signs” about upcoming events that could cause turbulence in the equity market this fall. He comments on the importance of differentiating between the influences that pose a ...

Scott Clemons on ‘TheStreet’ August 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with “TheStreet” about the positive July jobs report. He discusses the strong state of the labor market and its effect on stocks.

InvestorView Q3 2017 with Scott Clemons July 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons provides a preview of the feature article in our third quarter issue of InvestorView, which focuses on one of the least apparent but most dangerous risks for investors today: inflation. While there is ...

Scott Clemons on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ July 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” about positive second-quarter corporate earnings reports thus far and their impact on the market. In addition, he notes several events that may affect the market during the ...

Collecting by the Book July 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons, our resident expert on the markets, economy and investing, shifts gears and shares the history of his passion for collecting rare books. In addition, Joann Gilbert-Holmes, senior vice president, explores ...

Strategy Monthly: For the Record ... July 2017

In the July Strategy Monthly, Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons discusses the durability, and lack of vitality, in the current economic expansion. While the longevity of the current cycle may fuel concern that a downturn is looming, ...

Scott Clemons on CNBC TV’s ‘Worldwide Exchange’ June 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with CNBC TV’s “Worldwide Exchange” about his expectations for strong second-quarter corporate earnings growth and its positive impact on the market. Clemons also comments on upcoming market-moving ...

Strategy Monthly: Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt May 2017

In the May Strategy Monthly, Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons discusses the rebound in U.S. household debt to a new all-time high. While this may spark concerns, Clemons puts overall household debt levels into a broader context, noting ...

Scott Clemons on ‘TheStreet’ May 2017

Chief Investment Strategist Scott Clemons spoke with “TheStreet” about what to expect from OPEC’s meeting this week. He notes that while OPEC will likely extend last year’s production cuts, it won’t be enough to lift oil prices.