President, Pacific Park Financial, Inc.
Location: 6 Gilly Flower Street, Ladera Ranch, CA, United States
Phone: 888-500-4279
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Gary A. Gordon, MS, CFP® is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. He has more than 24 years of experience as a personal coach in “money matters,” including risk ... more

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Stick With Stock ETFs, But Consider A Multi-Asset Hedge
According to updated GDP reports, the U.S. economy grew at its fastest back-to-back quarterly rate since 2003. Yet few would attribute the U.S. dollar’s surge against competing currencies to the upbeat news.
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EC Stock ETF Investors Should Track Junk Bond ETF Apathy
Perhaps as long as China is cutting rates and Europe is buying asset-backed securities – and as long as the U.S. maintains its policy of zero percent interest rates – investors can ignore traditional risk in stock assets.
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A Diversified, Safer Way To Hedge Against Stocks Using ETFs
Over the last 12 months, most efforts to hedge against U.S. stock risk have proven to been an exercise in disappointment. And that’s if you merely chose milder forms of hedging, such as losing dollars with numerous put options or losing opportunity with excess cash.
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3 Seemingly Crazy ETF Ideas
The SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE) has been decidedly weak relative to the S&P 500 throughout the year.
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Three Critical ETF Trends That Require Monitoring
The “carry trade” works as a mechanism for buying U.S. stocks as long as the U.S. Federal Reserve remains committed to its zero percent rate policy.
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EC ETF Flows: Nobody Believes In Europe, Everyone Believes In North America
Valuation headwinds notwithstanding, the world’s money continues to pour into the North American equity space.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
ACG AllianceBernstein Income Fund Inc.
BJK Market Vectors -- Gaming ETF
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GLDX Global X Brazil Consumer ETF
GOOG Google Inc.
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SPY SPDR S&P 500
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN

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President, CEO
Pacific Park Financial, Inc.
May 2002 - Present (19 years 9 months)
Pacific Park Financial, Inc. is a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. The company manages investment assets for individuals, families, pensions and small businesses. We actively decrease risks associated with investing in market-based securities. The company lowers investor costs and increases portfolio liquidity by specializing in the use of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The company is a fee-only firm. Toll free: 888-500-4279.
Director of Marketing
Fabian Investment Resources
May 1998 - December 2002 (4 years 8 months)

Education

San Diego State University-California State University
M.S.
1990 / 1992
Psychology

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