John Traynor in the News

The People's United Wealth Management team is called upon to lend commentary and insights to various media outlets.

The views expressed in these appearances are based on market conditions at the time the segment originally aired.


John Traynor John Traynor Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

John appeared on Bloomberg Radio to discuss the economy in 2017 and how a rising TIDE could disrupt markets. Bloomberg Radio (01/05/17)

Traynor says he would love to see businesses get more confident in 2017 in-  The business year ahead in southwestern Connecticut. (01/03/17)

John shares why the Trump rally was surprising. CNBC (12/22/16)

John connected with William Watts on 12/15 on Market Watch.

John discussed how real estate lags. CNBC (12/14/16)

John provided insight on how the Dow, S&P set record high closes ahead of holiday. (11/23/16)

John discusses Malloy's response regarding CT growth. The Hour (11/22/16)

John discusses CT business leaders hopes. Fairfield County Business Journal. (11/17/16)

John discusses economic questions after the Trump Victory. Hartford Courant (11/10/16

John discussed the rebound of Indexes. Boston Herald (11/10/16)

John discusses Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings. (10/25/16)

John discusses AT&T-Time Warner deal. (10/25/16)

John says he is telling investors that Hillary will win -- regardless of whether they are Trump, Clinton or even Bernie Sanders supporters. CNN Monday (10/10/16)

John discusses how the new president and Congress must work together for the good of the economy. USA Today (10/05/16)

John shares why he sees a relief rally on the way after the U.S. presidential election. FOX Business (09/30/16)

John discusses U.S. stock valuations.(08/19/16)

John discusses where he sees value in the markets. FOX Business (08/17/16)

John discusses how flat retail sales have impacted investors (08/12/16)

John picks winning stocks and talks market expectations with Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen of Nightly Business Report (07/29/16)


John discusses trading opportunities in small caps following the Brexit vote with Yahoo Finance (07/01/16)


John discusses trading opportunities in small caps following the Brexit vote with Reuters (07/01/16). 


John comments on the recent data that shows that the U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter but not as sharply as previously estimated. Reuters (06/28/16)


John Traynor is profiled by The Commercial Record on 12/24/15.

John discusses Yellen's decision to raise rates as well as the finance sector's performance this year on FOX Business (12/15/15).


John discusses best investment options for 2016 with FORBES on 12/12/15.


Banker & Tradesman (11/30/15) provides a profile of John Traynor.

John discussed three large cap stocks in which he has confidence while appearing on Nightly Business Report (10/09/15) produced by CNBC. 


On CNBC (09/09/15) John discusses his current confidence in Apple (AAPL).


Appearing on Yahoo! Finance (08/27/2015) John discusses this week's market volatility and notes why he has overall confidence in the U.S. market, citing three stocks which he sees as "buys."


While on CNBC (08/11/15) John noted his current confidence in the Vanguard REIT fund, Disney, and UnitedHealth.


John is quoted in Reuters (07/02/15) discussing his outlook for GE, noting that the capital side is going well.


John to appeared on "Power Lunch" while on CNBC (07/01/15) to discuss where to put your money in the second half of the year.


John discusses Green Mountain Coffee Roasters with USA Today (06/11/15).


With Market Watch (05/29/15), John notes GE's business revamp and why he sees value in it.

While on Bloomberg (05/28/2015) John notes that there are two camps of investors who seem to fall down on the side of, "Is the economy at a point where it reaches a self-sustaining path?"


Benzinga (04/14/15) shares Johns thoughts on of GE stock and future performance from CNBC.


John joined Bloomberg Radio (04/23/15) to discuss why he expects the S&P 500 to move higher this year, noting that while it should be a "pretty rough ride" for clients going ahead, he sees a gain of 5% to 8%. He as well discusses prior Fed interest rate cycles and how the market reacted, the general benefit of skepticism when it comes to investing and investor sentiment, and what, based on conversations with clients, he thinks going forward when it comes to the economy or equities overall.


John joined CNBC (04/13/15) to discuss why he likes General Electric (GE) as an investment, noting the fundamentals, prospects moving forward, restructuring, and forecasts for the energy business. Looking more broadly to the market as a whole, he then weighed in on why he currently sees opportunity in dividend growers.


While on The Shelton Herald (03/03/15), John weighs in heavily to discuss the economics and workforce of the State of Connecticut. Within, he notes that the state's primary natural resource is its intellectual capacity, weighs in on the exodus of young people, and presents on The American Renaissance.


With FOX Business (02/10/15), John discusses a potential Santa Clause rally to close out the year. He also reacts to the Keurig earnings report and notes there will be positive political, European economic, and U.S. economic news.

John appears on FOX Business (01/09/15) "After the Bell" to discuss 2015's theme of diver-gence. Within, he states that the most prominent portrayals will likely be between the United States and Europe and within the energy markets.

John contributes to an article for The New York Times (01/09/15), discussing what an adviser can offer to clients beyond returns. Within, he discusses why associates at People's United Wealth Management reach out to clients more often than most and what that brings to a relationship.

John discusses the outlook for markets in 2015 while on FOX Business (12/30/2014).

On FOX Business (11/19/2014), John discusses a potential Santa Clause rally to close out the year. He also reacts to the Keurig earnings report and notes there will be positive political, European economic, and U.S. economic news.

While on Bloomberg (11/10/14), John discusses the market and economy, both domestic and global headed into 2015 and beyond.

The Connecticut Post (10/30/2014) features John and shares his input on the market and economy.

John discusses the last fiscal quarter and what he looks forward to in terms of earnings with CNBC (10/19/14).

On FOX Business (10/17/14), John shares his thoughts on the European Market and new opportunities that may come about.

Appearing on the Nightly Business Report(10/03/14) John notes that in terms of asset allocation, he is preparing for an improving economy with faster growth by looking to the cyclical sector as an investment option.

John shares with The Washington Post (10/01/14) that People's United reallocated their high-yield bonds, which had grown too expensive, to lower yielding bonds from companies with stronger credit ratings.

While on Reuters (09/12/14), John discusses sanctions against Russia, how it will affect the energy markets, and how he is reacting from an investment standpoint.

John Traynor appeared on FOX Business (09/03/14), to discuss his thoughts on the strength of the U.S. dollar and his bullish perspective on U.S. markets.

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While on Bloomberg Radio (08/07/14), John shares how to best plan your personal investing strategies and cautions investors to 'not get greedy'.

On FOX Business (08/04/14), John shares why he currently favors large-caps in addition to providing a few primary stock picks.

John shares his thoughts with CNBC (07/14/14) on how short interest in the average S&P 500 stock is at the highest level since September 2012. and still has room to grow.

In a pair of (05/28/14) articles, John comments on investor sentiment with regards to the latest report on U.S. GDP growth. He notes that, "There are two camps of investors. They seem to fall down on the side of ‘is the economy at a point where it reaches a self-sustaining path?'" He goes on to say that he thinks we will see better growth numbers in the latter half of 2014.

John gives his viewpoint on the state of oversold small cap-stocks in a market update article on (05/28/14). John mentions that People's United Bank Wealth Management is betting that the downdraft in small-company stocks will be reversed as confidence in the outlook for the U.S. economy improves.



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