News & Events

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Below is a sampling of recent news articles and television interviews featuring our investment management professionals.




July 2016

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager, discusses the current state of the stock market on CNBC.

June 2016

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager, discusses if Brexit will shake the world economy on CNBC .

August 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager comments on market volatility with anchor Brian Shactman on NECN.

May 2016

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer , discusses the April Job's Report on NECN .

March 2016

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager, discusses his market outlook and strategy on CNBC .

March 2016

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer, discusses what 3 stocks he likes and why investors should own them on the Market Monitor , CNBC.

March 2016

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager, discusses the February  Job's Report on NECN.

January 2016

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer, discusses the December Job's Report   on NECN.

January 2016

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer, discusses 2016 market trends and whether it will continue CNBC .

December 2015

Damon Barglow, VP & Portfolio Manager , discusses the November Job's Report on NECN.

October 2015

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer, spoke to Banker & Tradesman about the Fed interest rate decision .

October 2015

Damon Barglow, VP & Portfolio Manager discusses GE and the stock market CNBC .

August 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager discusses emerging markets worth allocating portfolio to on CNBC Power Lunch .

August 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager comments on market volatility with anchor Brian Shactman on NECN.

August 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager comments on market volatility with anchor Brian Shactman on NECN.

July 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager comments on where to put your money amid market volatility and noisy global news, with Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Management on CNBC’s Power Lunch .
Read his comments in the CNBC article, Power Play: Global Volatility.

June 2015

Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager comments on the market on CNBC’s Power Lunch . See his comments in the article Power Play: Why the Fed may delay rate hike .

June 2015

David Smith, Chief Investment Officer of Rockland Trust Investment Management Group, joins Morning Anchor Brian Shactman in a new personal finance segment on NECN.

May 2015

Sean McGarry, VP & Retirement Plan Services Manager, named to Financial Times' list of the Top 401 Retirement Advisers of 2015 .

May 2015

Matt Roddy , VP & Portfolio Manager discusses the market on CNBC’s Power Lunch .

April 2015

Matt Roddy , VP & Portfolio Manager is interviewed by CNBC anchors Brian Sullivan and Melissa Lee discussing the GE Capital sale and buybacks.

January 2015

Rockland Trust CIO, David Smith, spoke with CNBC on how the stronger dollar and lower oil prices will affect the bottom line of American companies.

January 2015

Listen to David Smith, Sr. Vice President and Chief Investment Officer on " Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock " as he discusses various topics including where David sees investment opportunities in 2015.

November 2014

Read Rockland Trust's November  2014 Market Watch .

November 2014

Read Rockland Trust's October 2014 Market Watch .

September 2014

Read David Smith 's most recent Quarterly Investment Insights .

August 2014

Watch Rockland Trust's Doug Butler, VP & Director of Research, discuss how the upcoming changes to FICO score calculations could lead to more lending and better credit for some individuals.

August 2014

Watch Rockland Trust's Damon Barglow, VP & Portfolio Manager, discuss with Fox 25 if there is a reason for concern over recent market troubles.

August 2014

Watch Matt Roddy, VP & Portfolio Manager, appear on Fox 25 to discuss what's happening on Wall Street.

June 2014

Read " The 4 best ways to jump-start your retirement savings" and look for the quote about retirement by William Dion, VP & Financial Planning Officer in MarketWatch.

February 2014

Read "Savings Strategies for Good Financial Health" by Jason Lilly, VP & Direct of Portfolio Management in this month's issue of Healthy Living.

January 2014

Providence Business News ranks Rockland Trust Wealth Managers as number 10 in their 2014 list.

January 2014

Read "Five Questions with Gary J. Friedmann", VP and Porfolio Manager for Rockland Trust's Providence Group about the challenges for non-profits in Rhode Island in the Providence Business News.

January 2014

Read David Smith, SVP & Chief Investment Officer 's Quarterly Letter for Q4 2013.
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