At Houston Trust Company we view the role of bonds as acting a ballast to the portfolio, especially during times of extreme volatility in the equity markets. Their stable and predictable income streams make them an attractive asset to include within the context of an overall diversified portfolio. We manage laddered, high grade fixed income portfolios specifically tailored for our clients who seek the qualities of a stable income stream. This article from The Wall Street Journal speaks to our overall investment viewpoint on bonds as an asset class.
Luther King Capital Management is a Fort Worth based investment management firm which was founded in 1979. The firm utilizes a comprehensive investment approach which incorporates a high degree of proprietary research. The firm is 100% employee-owned and utilizes a long-term-oriented investors approach to equity investing.
Fayez Sarofim & Company is a Houston-based investment management firm which was founded in 1959. The firm is independently owned and is managed in a manner which is 100% driven by its clients’ long-term interests. The firm utilizes a “sustainable growth strategy” which views stock ownership as an ownership interest in an actual operating business.