Author Archives: Kevin Mahn

About Kevin Mahn

Kevin D. Mahn joined Parsippany, NJ based Hennion & Walsh as a Managing Director in 2004. Currently serving as the President and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Hennion & Walsh Asset Management, Mr. Mahn is responsible for all of the Wealth and Asset Management products and services offered at the Firm including fee-based money management and the various portfolio strategies within the SmartTrust® series of Unit Investment Trusts (UITs). Mr. Mahn was also the former portfolio manager of the SmartGrowth® Mutual Funds.

Fed Interest Rate Target Increase by end of 2016

We have updated our projected Federal Reserve timeline based upon outtakes from the last Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting in September of 2014.  As a result of what we know, based upon what the Fed has communicated and what …Read more

Midterm Elections could Bode Well for the U.S. Stock Market

As we are in the midst of the 2014 midterm election season, many investors are wondering what potential impact these elections will have on the stock market.  Based upon our review of historical data related to stock market performance and …Read more

What October Pullback May Lead to for Stock Market Investors

The S&P 500 Index (“S&P 500”) has decreased over 5% thus far in October (though still higher year-to-date thus far in 2014) as I write this post.   Many investors have been long awaiting this type of a market pullback before …Read more

Investing in the Energy Sector with MLPs

As many investors have been considering adding, or increasing, allocations to the Energy sector in 2014, energy-oriented Master Limited Partnerships (“MLPs”) have garnered a lot of attention.   While MLPs are not a new investment vehicle (in fact the first MLP …Read more

A Stock Market Pullback may Help Fuel the Next Leg of this Secular Bull Market

Many analysts believe that we are likely (perhaps long overdue) to experience a pullback in the short term as opposed to a more severe market correction or even a stock market crash.  The differences between these three down market cycles …Read more