Director of Investment Strategy and Research at Ascension Investment Advisors

Camari Ellis is the Director of Investment Strategy and Research at Ascension Investment Advisors. Camari holds a BA degree in finance from Temple University and resides in the Greater Philadelphia area.

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8 Tax Issues All New Business Owners Should Be Aware Of
A new business owner named Brittaney reached out and asked what should a new business owner be concerned about regarding taxes.
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Stock Review: Rite-Aid (Rad) & Walgreens (WBA) Merger
Walgreens decided not to buy out drug store chain Rite-Aid for $9.4 Billion. Opting to break the deal, paying Rite-Aid a $325 Million cancellation fee and created a new deal to buy 2,100 Rite-Aid store for a grand total of $5.1 billion.
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E Unearthing JP Morgan's Diamonds For Dimon
Lately, I have been fishing and for long-lost treasure. Instead of searching for the planks on pirate ships on the ocean floor, I am searching for beaten up stocks that are out of favor and undervalued by the investment community.
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E My Unconscious Warren Buffett Investment
Warren Buffett 's style of investing, value investing (buy stocks of companies that are "on sale"), is the best way for individual investors to succeed.
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E The Fed Reserve Rate Hike And Beyond
The Federal Reserve needs to begin the progress of raising interest rates to avoid any potential hiccups with in the economy if (and this is a BIG IF) inflation gets out of control.
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7 Reasons I Hate Financial Literacy
Sadly, due to government initiatives you are starting to see financial literacy initiative spring up. Many are sponsored by banks, credit card company's or non profits that focus on this solely. (Video Length: 00:08:47)
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My Unconscious Warren Buffett Investment
1 year ago

Sometimes. But we must always try to avoid those falling knives

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The Fed Reserve Rate Hike And Beyond
1 year ago

Thanks for reading Cynthia

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The Fed Reserve Rate Hike And Beyond
1 year ago

I would agree about being cautious

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The Fed Reserve Rate Hike And Beyond
1 year ago

I think KMI is a long term play. If you have a short term focus it may not work for you.

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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AFK Market Vectors Africa ETF
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ANV Allied Nevada Gold Corp
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
COW iPath Dow Jones-AIG Livestock Total Return Sub-IndexSM ETN
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
DRW WisdomTree Global ex-US Real Estate ETF
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund
FSLR First Solar, Inc.
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GCE Claymore CEF GS Connect ETN
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GM General Motors Company
GOLD Randgold Resources Limited
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
IFGL iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate ex
ITB iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund
JNK SPDR Lehman High Yield Bond ETF
JPP SPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan ETF
KORS Michael Kors Holdings Limited
KWT Market Vectors -- Solar Energy ETF
LNKD LinkedIn Corporation
LQD iShares iBoxx $ InvesTop Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund
MCD McDonald's Corporation
PFF iShares S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index Fund
PGF PowerShares Financial Preferred Portfolio
PGX PowerShares Preferred Portfolio
PHB PowerShares High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio
REM iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp.
SPY SPDR S&P 500
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TAN Guggenheim Global Solar Energy Index ETF
UBC E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Livestock ETN
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
XHB SPDR S&P HMBLDRS IDX FND
XHB SPDR S&P HMBLDRS IDX FND
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen
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Work Experience

Director of Investment Strategy and Research
Ascension Investment Advisors
2011 - Present (7 years 1 month)
Ascension Wealth Management is dedicated to developing lasting relationships with all our clients. We believe in helping you assess your financial goals and participate in the management of your finances. We offer a full range of financial services, including: • Cash management • Investment planning • Tax planning • College funding • Charitable giving • Risk management • Retirement planning • Estate conservation
Portfolio Manager
StoneRidge Investment Partners, LLC
June 2009 - August 2011 (2 years 3 months)
Portfolio Analyst
First Genesis Financial Group
March 2006 - May 2009 (3 years 3 months)
Accountant
Ellis & Associates
January 1996 - March 2006 (10 years 4 months)

Education

Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
BBA
2003 / 2005
Finance

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