Managing Principal, Chief Economist and Investment Strategist

Marvin R. Clark is the Managing Principal of Monsoon Wealth Management (MWM). Monsoon offers affluent individuals and business owners’ wealth management, economic, and market advice throughout America.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, ... more


Faster And Faster But No Liftoff
The economy is better than you thought. The Commerce Department revised its estimate of third quarter gross domestic product from 3.5% up to 3.9%.
Test Results Are In
So, the markets are betting on global stimulus, or if you prefer, free money from the central bankers, but does that really help? Well, it certainly helps the financial markets, but the economy? … Not so much.
Fans Of Gridlock: Financial Review
Amnesty is alive and well. I’m not talking about immigration, rather on the other end of the food chain where the non-enforcement of the law protects the elite bankers.
Skim Just A Little
The state of Arizona is suing GM, accusing the company of putting the public at risk by concealing safety issues related to defective ignition switches and delaying recalls. Plus today’s edition of “Banks Behaving Badly.”
What? Me Worry?
The sluggish pace of inflation is displacing unemployment as the primary reason the Fed is not ready to start raising interest rates.
Some Outcomes Are So Predictable
So the big question is whether the US economy can carry the world, or if the world will drag down the US economy, or whether there will be a decoupling.


AXP American Express Company
CTL CenturyLink Inc.
CVV CVD Equipment Corporation
DFS Discover Financial Services
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DSM Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund Inc.
GGN The Gabelli Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust
GOOG Google Inc.
IAE ING Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund
IHD ING Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund
IID ING International High Dividend Equity Income Fund
JPC Nuveen Multi-Strategy Income and Growth Fund
JPZ Nuveen Equity Premium Income Fund
KO The Coca-Cola Company
LOCO El Pollo Loco
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MVF BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc
NAZ Nuveen Arizona Premium Income Municipal Fund
NQU Nuveen Quality Income Municipal Fund
T AT&T Inc.
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
UA Under Armour Inc.
VGM Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals
VZ Verizon Communications
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Work Experience

The Marvin Clark Daily
2012 - Present (10 years 2 months)
A digital newspaper to read and to share with your circles around the world.
Managing Principal, Chief Economist, and Investment Strategist
Monsoon Wealth Management LLC
June 2007 - Present (14 years 10 months)
Macroeconomic Consulting. Private wealth preservation & risk management. Portfolio management.
Contributing Author
Seeking Alpha
June 2008 - September 2012 (4 years 4 months)
Fixed Income Specialist II
Charles Schwab
December 1997 - May 2007 (9 years 7 months)
Regional Sales Representative
ING Nederland
December 1994 - July 1996 (1 year 8 months)


California State University-Long Beach - College of Business Administration
1973 / 1978
International Marketing
Jamestown College
1972 / 1972
General Studies


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The Marvin Clark Daily
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A digital newspaper to read and to share with your circles around the world.