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Ed Butowsky is an internationally recognized expert in the wealth management industry. Ed is known for his unique ability to analyze the current political environment or world wide current events and explain how it affects investment portfolios.

Ed has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, and started his career with Morgan Stanley, where he was a Senior Vice President in private wealth management. During his 18-year career there, he became the firm’s top producer nationally, as well as the first advisor to surpass one billion dollars in assets under management. He also was recognized as a member of both the Chairman’s Club and the Equity Club, a distinction reserved for only the top advisors at the Morgan Stanley.

Through his work with professional athletes, Ed was prominently featured in the Sports Illustrated 2009 article, “How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke,” which became one of the most widely read articles in Sports Illustrated history. Additionally, Ed was featured in the film “Broke,” an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary chronicling professional athletes and their monetary experiences based in part from the Sports Illustrated 2009 article.

Ed is a frequent guest speaking about financial world wide current events on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News (as a Fox Bussiness Financial Advisor Analyst), FOX News Channel (as a Fox News Financial Advisor Analyst), Bloomberg TV and China TV, and has made hundreds of appearances on national television. He frequently is seen on “Varney and Co”, “Closing Bell”, “Street Signs”, “Your World w/ Cavuto”, “America Live” with Megyn Kelly, “Willis Report”, “America’s News HQ”, “Taking Stock” with Pimm Fox, TheBlaze TV with Glenn Beck, and “Wilkow!” with Andrew Wilkow. Ed is also regularly heard on radio shows around the country, such as “Mad Dog Radio” and “Bloomberg Radio,” discussing wealth management and world wide current events relating to finance and investing.

As a leading voice on financial matters, Ed also frequently publishes on FoxBusiness.com. And he was featured as one of seven financial coaches/experts in the first of its kind online reality series, “The Invested Life”, a nine-month series that followed real people facing today’s most common investment concerns and their journey to take control of their finances. (www.theinvestedlife.msn.com)

Ed has lectured at Yale University, NYU’s Stern School of Business, SMU’s Cox School of Business and speaks around the country to financial advisors on how to properly manage portfolios. Butowsky also is the originator of the CHIP score. The CHIP score is the first metric designed to properly and effectively evaluate and score a portfolio’s strength based on all the elements that affect portfolio performance: rate of return, risk, inflation, taxes, management fees and investment fees. Additionally, Ed created the Chapwood Index, a real cost of living index that attempts to show, on a quarterly basis, a more accurate figure for cost of living increases in the nation’s top 50 major metropolitan areas. (http://www.chapwoodindex.com/)

Butowsky launched Chapwood Investments, LLC in 2005, a private wealth management advisory firm focusing on providing comprehensive financial counseling and investment advice to wealthy families and individuals.

Recognizing the need for high-quality alternative investments in 2010, Ed launched Paramount Access Advisors, LLC: a registered investment company designed to work with RIAs (registered investment advisors) and broker dealers around the country, providing accessibility to top-tier hedge fund managers that are usually unavailable to most individual investors. Additionally, Ed developed the Paramount Institutional Access Fund, a 40-Act fund providing access to these institutional quality hedge fund managers for a low minimum investment.

Ed Butowsky is an accomplished speaker on a variety of investment topics. For more information or to book Ed for an upcoming speaking engagement, please visit his profile at The Goodman Speaker’s Bureau.

Ed is a long-standing member of the Plano/Dallas community. He is an avid tennis and golf player, and resides with his family in Plano, Texas.

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Is It Time To Buy or Sell Netflix?

on Jan 22, 2015 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Is It Time To Buy or Sell Netflix?   Is it time to buy or sell Netflix? In Q4-2014 Netflix signed up over four and half (4.5) million new subscribers. As a result the stock had double digit growth this week. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses if it is time to buy or sell Netflix and how President...

FINRA Seeks More Disclosure On Bond Markups For Small Investor

on Jan 15, 2015 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
FINRA Seeks More Disclosure On Bond Markups For Small Investor   Small Investors please pay attention.. When you buy a stock you know exactly what you’re getting stock quotes are everywhere and updated instantaneously. Commissions information is available everywhere and online brokerages constantly advertising their commissions online and on advertising of all sorts. However, if you want to buy...

Morgan Stanley Employee Accused Of Posting Client Data Online

on Jan 14, 2015 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Morgan Stanley Employee Accused Of Posting Client Data Online An inside job to steal your personal data, a Morgan Stanley financial advisor is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of clients information and then trying to sell it online to the highest bidder. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how this inside data breach...

Higher Minimum Wages Kick In For Two Dozen States

on Jan 03, 2015 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Higher Minimum Wages Kick In For Two Dozen States The new minimum wage is jumping in nearly two dozen states on this the first day of 2015. This is occurring as the White House and congress continue to square off over the Federal minimum wage which remains at $7.25. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how the jump in...

California Farmers Fear From Obama’s Immigration Policy

on Dec 31, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
California Farmers Fear From Obama's Immigration Policy California farmers expressing some fear from possible ripple effects from President Obama’s executive action over immigration. The states agricultural work force has been declining for a decade still has 330,000 farm workers. That represents the largest share of 2.1 million farm workers nationwide. One agricultural analysts fears that once...

Obamacare Penalty Provision goes Into Effect For First Time This Year

on Dec 28, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Obamacare Penalty Provision goes Into Effect For First Time This Year New fallout over Obamacare as the healthcare law penalty provision goes into effect for the first time in 2015. People who skipped getting insurance this year will wind up paying a fee while those who did get insurance through one of the exchanges will have to fill out a few more forms this year when filing your taxes. Ed Butowsky, wealth...

Falling Oil Prices Expected To Boost Airline Profits In 2015

on Dec 28, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Falling Oil Prices  Expected To Boost Airline Profits In 2015 Falling oil prices mean a big break for airlines going into 2015. Experts say the falling price of jet fuel along with a stronger US economy could boost airline profits by as much as 26% next year. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, discusses how the falling oil prices, which...

Retail Sales Surge, Stock Market Falters Amid Plummeting Oil Prices

on Dec 15, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Retail Sales Surge, Stock Market Falters Amid Plummeting Oil Prices Plummeting oil prices having a major affect on the economy. Retail sales numbers have jumped up 0.7% the highest since last year; however, the stock market took its biggest hit in over 2.5 years. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox News America’s Newsroom to...

Home Heating Oil Prices At Lowest Levels In 4 Years

on Nov 29, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Home Heating Oil Prices At Lowest Levels In 4 Years While temperatures may be plunging so are heating oil prices. Home heating oil prices are at their lowest levels in 4 years. However, analysts are watching natural gas prices rise. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox News America’s Newsroom to discuss what to...

The Business Of Family Wealth And Giving

on Nov 17, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
The Business Of Family Wealth And Giving Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Making Money with Charles Payne to discuss the gift of giving with in the business of family wealth. Related articles across the web Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Real Deal Is America a dropout...

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Ed Butowsky is a nationally-recognized expert in investment management. Butowsky has been in the financial services industry for over 22 years. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and a Managing Director ... More »

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Ed Butowsky, Managing Partner
Chapwood Capital Investment Management, LLC
Website: www.chapwoodinvestments.com
Email: ed@chapwoodinvestments.com
Phone: (972) 865-2225
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