Brian (aka Stockboy)

The Stockboy is a quarterly investment advice newsletter written by Brian H. Weisman, CFA®, CPA, CFP®, CMA, and president of Columbia Asset Management. Brian began the Stockboy in 1990 and its readers include Columbia Asset Management clients, well-respected financial advisors across the United States, and those interested in simple and straight forward financial advice. To subscribe to the newsletter and receive the entire print copy, please contact Brian at

2015: A Stealth Down Year; 2016: No Stealth?

2015 in Review 2015 will likely be remembered as a ‘flat’ year in the stock market, according to the results of the S&P 500. In fact, 2015 was almost unprecedented in its lack of volatility and ...