Steven Knudsen - Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor - Seattle, WA
Morgan Stanley
Steven Knudsen, CIMA
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Senior Investment Management Consultant
601 Union Street Suite 5200
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 628-8862
toll-free: (800) 426-7837 
fax: (206) 628-4425

My goal is to thoroughly understand your financial needs and then align the resources to help you meet or exceed them. I can help you evaluate near-term concerns and plan for long-term goals, be a sounding board for investment ideas, assist you in developing and executing a strategy that is precisely your own and helps you meet your needs.

Associations
  • Investment Management Consultant's Assoc.
Education and Licensing
  • University of Washington B.A. 1979
Honors and Recognition
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2014 - Seattle Magazine
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2013 - Seattle Magazine
Business Experience
  • 2006 - Present: Morgan Stanley*
    Senior Vice President-Investments
    Senior Investment Management Consultant
  • 1994 - 2006: Piper Jaffray
    Senior Vice President
  • 1990 - 1994: Kemper Securities
    Vice President
  • 1983 - 1990: Oppenheimer and Co.
    Financial Representative

Bulletin Board
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  • See February On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    • "The ECB Delivers"Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, sees the European Central Bank’s recently announced Quantitative Easing plan as being larger and more credible than the market expected, showing the bank’s commitment to fighting deflationary forces. It also has implications for how investors should position their portfolios.

    • "Lower Oil, Higher Dollar Lift GDP Forecast" Cheaper energy bolsters consumer spending, but could dampen capital spending later in the year. The higher dollar puts downward pressure on prices and gives consumers more purchasing power. All told, Morgan Stanley & Co.’s 2015 US GDP forecast shifts to 3.3% from 2.9%.

    • "Will Consensus Earnings Ever Be Right?" In January of most years, consensus earnings estimates show, on average, a 14% earnings gain for the S&P 500 companies—a forecast that usually falls to 6%, on average, by December. This year, analysts have slashed forecasts for energy and related companies so much that the current 2015 forecast is for 2% growth, which Adam Parker, chief US equity strategist for Morgan Stanley & Co., argues is just too low.

    Plus, look for more on US and global equities as well as fixed income investments.

Steven Knudsen holds the following registrations:
BM/Supervisor; Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, KY, MA, NV, NY, OR, VA, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative;

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