In the News

Self-employed savers should be prepared for boom-and-bust cycles, said Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at New York-based investment advisory firm Magnifina.
April 12, 2024
Asher Rogovy, the chief investment officer at Magnifina, explains this approach is supported by the gains typically seen from a relatively conservative investment strategy. For a portfolio valued at $500,000, you could expect to disburse $20,000 annually.
March 26, 2024
According to Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at Magnifina, research shows that a well-managed portfolio can afford to provide 4% for withdrawal nearly indefinitely.
March 20, 2024
“Sudden layoff announcements can be a sign that management is too short-sighted. However, they are often effective and can serve to get a company back on track.”
March 11, 2024
Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer of Magnifina, pointed out, “The greatest long-term investors like Buffett made their fortune from holding a few top stocks rather than trading in and out of hundreds.”
January 29, 2024
An irrevocable trust may be the answer, said Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer of Magnifina. However, he said there are some very important mistakes to avoid when establishing a trust.
December 30, 2023
“The Sharpe ratio is the excess return of an investment divided by the standard deviation of returns, which is a measure of risk,” says Asher Rogovy
December 8, 2023
“When it comes to investing, wealthy individuals and families often have advantages that come from their investment advisors,” said Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at Magnifina.
December 6, 2023
Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer of Magnifina LLC, says: “If an investor is simply seeking exposure to a real estate market in an IRA, using a REIT can be considerably easier.”
November 17, 2023
Rogovy puts crypto in a category alongside things like commodities and art that are “worth only what the next buyer is willing to pay for them.”
November 15, 2023
“From May 2003 to May 2023, Monster Beverage Corp (MNST) returned an astonishing 144,000%,” says Asher Rogovy
November 2, 2023
“TIPS include a compensation mechanism based on the CPI, which is a common measure of inflation,” points out Asher Rogovy, chief investment advisor at Magnifina.
September 19, 2023
According to Rogovy, stocks return a stable average of about 6.5% per year after accounting for inflation. Investors can receive even greater returns with a well-selected portfolio of stocks.
August 21, 2023
“Sometimes there’s an X factor, but strong businesses begin with a strong management team,” said Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at Magnifina, LLC.
July 28, 2023
“If you have perfect foresight about interest rates, then it makes sense to buy high-credit, fixed-rate bonds. Generally, these are U.S. Treasurys,” Rogovy says.
July 26, 2023
“Both companies exhibit numerous qualitative measures of investment quality.”
June 29, 2023
“Gold is the ultimate safe haven. In times of extreme political uncertainty and international conflict, gold can protect against a wide range of rare and severe risks,” said Asher Rogovy
June 29, 2023
Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at Magnifina LLC, writes that: “In a bear market, passive portfolios suffer the full brunt of any losses. By contrast, active investors may choose to hold safer assets during market volatility.”
June 23, 2023
“Early in my career, I spent far too much time looking for a single metric to evaluate stocks,” said Asher Rogovy, chief investment officer at Magnifina.
May 26, 2023
“AB InBev, which resulted from the merger between Anheuser-Busch and InBev, distributes over 500 beer brands worldwide.”
May 25, 2023