Interview: A Conversation With Jeffrey Saut by Leslie N. Masonson
Jeffrey D. Saut has had a remarkable career on Wall Street beginning in 1971. Over the years he was employed by a number of ﬁrms where he provided his extensive market knowledge, market commentary, and research to companies, including Roney & Co.; Sterne, Agee & Leach; E.F. Hutton; Wheat First Securities; Branch Cabell & Co.; Exeter Capital Management; and Ferris, Baker, Watts, Inc. From 1999 through spring of 2019, he was employed by Raymond James as chief investment strategist and managing director of the ﬁrm’s equity research department. There, he published a weekly market letter; met with ﬁnancial advisors, institutional clients, and portfolio managers; and made daily strategy calls to the ﬁrm’s professionals.
Saut has been interviewed numerous times on major business news networks as well as on PBS and NPR, including a number of local radio and television networks. As a knowledgeable market strategist, he has been quoted by Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. His weekly commentary also appeared on the Advisor Perspectives website obtained from his ﬁrm Saut Strategy LLC.
In May 2019, he became afﬁliated with Capital Wealth Planning as a market strategist and advisory board member. In that position, he meets with clients, manages money, and writes a weekly market commentary aimed at ﬁnancial advisors and other ﬁrm clients.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Contributing Writer and ETF columnist Leslie N. Masonson interviewed Jeffrey Saut via phone on January 17, 2020 to discuss his long investment career, his accurate market calls based on his research, and his market views.