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Chris Swanson

Portfolio Manager and Financial Advisor

Christopher J. Swanson is a Portfolio Manager and Financial Advisor.  He was born in Fort Wayne in 1959. He began his career with William C. Roney & Co. in Fort Wayne in 1983. Prior to Roney & Co. Chris completed a two summer internship with a large mid-west money management firm in Saginaw, Michigan. Chris finished studies at Indiana University in Bloomington in 1981 with a degree in finance and consistent recognition on the Dean’s List. Chris went on and received a degree in Economics from the University of South Florida in 1983.

Chris joined Gregory & Zent in 1990, became a shareholder in 1992 when his name was added to the firm name. Chris ascended to President of Gregory, Zent & Swanson, Inc. and merged the firm into Compass Financial Advisors in November 2012. Chris is involved in portfolio management, investment consulting and retail brokerage services.

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 Stocks fell for the week as investors grappled with higher bond yields, political risks around the globe, trade tensions and higher energy prices. The real estate and utilities sectors, which tend to be bond proxies due to their high dividend yields, lost over 2% for the week. By contrast, the materials and energy sectors posted the biggest gains as investors are starting to price in higher inflation expectations. In economic news, retail sales rose 0.3% in April, in-line with forecasts, as higher paychecks from tax-cuts offset rising fuel costs. In stock news, both Walmart Inc.

 Treasury prices dropped moderately over the course of the week on strong economic data and speculation that both the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank may raise interest rates more quickly than previously expected. On Tuesday, April Advance Retail Sales were solid while March sales figures were revised to 0.8%, and May Empire Manufacturing was higher than expected, causing a risk-on environment which led to a significant drop in Treasury prices. It was also reported on Tuesday that the U.S.

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Securities offered through Harbour Investments, Inc.,
member FINRA/SIPC.

Investment Advisory Services offered through
Compass Financial Advisors, LLC,
a registered Advisor. 
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Harbour Investments, Inc.
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