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David Nolan

David P. Nolan serves as a Senior Investment Strategist and Chair of McKinley Carter's Investment Strategies Committee. He has worked in the investment industry since 1980. Prior to McKinley Carter, David worked for BB&T Corp. and its predecessors, serving as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager in the Asset Management (RIA) division.

Over his career, David has managed accounts for high-net-worth individuals, pension plans, profit sharing plans, corporations, trusts, and foundations totaling $150 million in addition to his duties as a public mutual fund manager.

He managed an equity common trust fund that transitioned into a public mutual fund (1993) for 24 years. In 2006, the fund, with David as the sole manager, was named a "Category King" by the Wall Street Journal due to its status as a "Lipper Leader."

David is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He serves as an elder and trustee for First Presbyterian Church of Charleston and serves as the chair of the Investment committee for the Presbytery of WV.

Posts by David Nolan

David Nolan
David Nolan

While 2Q2020 began with much despair and angst over COVID-19's impact on world economies, it ended with a sense of hope and optimism about global recovery.

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Covid-19 is the latest black swan event. Despite a volatile quarter, we remain optimistic about the economy once the pandemic passes. Here's why...

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McKinley Carter Investment Update to clients for Friday, March 13, 2020

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We provide a first quarter and 2020 market outlook, as well as reflect on 2019.

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Check out our look back at 3Q2019 market activity and our forecast for what may be ahead in the fourth quarter.

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With cyber-hacking becoming an almost daily occurrence, here are five best practices that will help individuals and companies protect themselves.

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2Q2019 Market Update: Equities have experienced robust growth and have recently achieved new all-time highs. Learn more about what is driving our economy.

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We are thankful for the strong start to the year, but also mindful that now is not a time to become complacent -- risks to investors' portfolios remain.

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We are thankful for the strong start to the year, but also mindful that now is not a time to become complacent -- risks to investors' portfolios remain.

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A thorough recap of 4Q2018 Financial Markets and what may be ahead in 2019. Investors need to remember that successful investing is a marathon, not a sprint. History shows a long-term approach, combined with a well-designed and well-executed investment strategy, can overcome periods of heightened volatility, market corrections, and bear markets.

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