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
  • Cut through the clutter!  External Insights delivers exclusive content from money managers, economists, academics and other financial professionals.
  • See September On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    • "Shaken, Not Stirred" Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, says despite the US stock market’s recent fall, not much has changed to his outlook for growth and earnings, especially in the US. The extreme volatility, he explains, is a result of global rebalancing, which ultimately may lead to a more sustainable expansion.

    • "Equities, the Dollar, Gas Price and Recession Risk" The US dollar is a headwind for equities, but oil prices could be a big plus for consumers and companies, explains Ellen Zentner, chief US economist for Morgan Stanley & Co. Also noteworthy is the fact that the firm’s economic models indicate a very low probability of recession.

    • "The Value of Rebalancing" Markets can make a well-constructed portfolio go awry. Periodic rebalancing will bring the asset allocation back in line—and may even enhance returns.

    Plus, look for more on equities and bonds, and a question-and-answer session with a veteran investment strategist who focuses on US stocks.

  • Whenever the S&P 500 experiences a 1% move (up or down), The 1% Move posted in Investing and Market Insights, will provide guidance. Whenever you have questions about market activity, please contact us.

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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