Marcus Damen

Melbourne

Director/Senior Advisor - Investment Advisory Services

Investment Advisory Services

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Professional Background

Marcus is a Director and Senior Advisor in the Investment Advisory practice of Pitcher Partners Melbourne. He began with the firm in 2002 as a graduate in the Superannuation division and in that time gained a strong understanding
of superannuation, and in particular, self-managed superannuation funds.

In December 2004 Marcus moved to the Investment Advisory team and is now responsible for providing investment advisory, investment management and portfolio administration services to institutional clients, private clients,
family groups and personal superannuation funds.

Industry Experience

  • Investment and Funds Management

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Certified Financial PlannerTM (Financial Planning Association)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning (Financial Planning Association)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) (Deakin University)

Articles Published

Investment Week in Review - 7 August 2017

7th August 2017

Marcus Damen

.. Comment President Trump took credit last week for July’s ‘Excellent jobs numbers’ by stating that he has ‘only just begun’ which is ...

Investment Week in Review - 24 July 2017

24th July 2017

Marcus Damen

.. Comment Several of the so-called 'Trump trades' were always going to be problematic for the US economy.   Trump's pro-growth, pro-inflation ...

Investment Week in Review - 10 July 2017

10th July 2017

Marcus Damen

..   .. News in Review *Australia* * The reserve bank left the cash rate on hold at 1.5% for the twelfth consecutive month. Governor Philip...

Investment Week in Review - 3 July 2017

3rd July 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * Job vacancies rose 1.7% in the three months to May. The number of positions employers were seeking to fill...

Investment Week in Review - 13 June 2017

13th June 2017

Marcus Damen

.. News in Review Australia’s economy grew 0.3% in the first quarter of 2017, slowing the annual rate to 1.7% (from 2.4% to December 2016). Thi...

Investment Week in Review - 5 June 2017

5th June 2017

Marcus Damen

.. News in Review * US nonfarm payrolls rose by 138,000 in May, well below the expectations and the recent rate of growth.  Further, the figu...

Investment Week in Review - 15 May 2017

15th May 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * Retail sales slipped 0.1% in March, falling well short of expectations of a 0.3% month-on-month increase. ...

Investment Week in Review - 8 May 2017

8th May 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * As widely expected, the RBA kept the cash rate unchanged at 1.50%.  Remarks in the accompanying statement...

Investment Week in Review - 24 April 2017

24th April 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review * The first round of the French election saw Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen go through to the second round in an appare...

Investment Week in Review - 3 April 2017

3rd April 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. US * Consumer confidence rose in March and the index now stands at 125.6, up from 116.1 in February. This is the highe...

Investment Week in Review - 14 March 2017

14th March 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * The RBA held the cash rate unchanged at 1.5% for the sixth straight meeting, as broadly expected. * Austr...

Investment Week in Review - 27 February 2017

28th February 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * Total capital expenditure (capex) fell 2.1% over the December quarter of 2016, although a key element that...

Investment Week in Review - 6 February 2017

6th February 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. US * The Federal Reserve ruled unanimously to keep its benchmark policy rate in a range of 0.5% to 0.75%. * US employ...

Investment Week in Review - 16 January 2017

24th January 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. Australia * Retail sales growth, the primary gauge of consumer spending in Australia, rose 0.2% in November 2016, whic...

Investments Week in Review - 9 January 2017

10th January 2017

Marcus Damen

.... News in Review .. US * Non-farm payrolls data showed a gain of 156,000 jobs in December and a slight increase in the unemployment rate t...


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