Jack Straub - Alaska Permanent Capital Management

Jack Straub

Investment Analyst

Alaska Permanent Capital Management July 2020-Present
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Financial Analyst June 2019-July 2020
Alaska Permanent Capital Management, Intern September 2017-May 2018

University of Alaska Anchorage, BBA Finance minor in Economics

Jack Straub

Wage Inflation Heating Up

By Jack Straub | October 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Wage Inflation Heating Up

I’m sure many of you have read news headlines stating that companies are having a hard time finding workers to not only fill job roles, they are now having to compensate them more to retain or hire. U.S. Job Openings represented by JOLTS attempts to measure how many unfilled jobs there are currently in the […]

What a Difference a Year Makes

By Jack Straub | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on What a Difference a Year Makes

Twelve months ago, oil prices were in the early stages of a recovery from a major slump caused by a slowdown in economic activity. This not only had ramifications for Alaska’s financial stability and health, but also for the U.S. as both Alaska and the U.S. are net oil exporters. Today, oil prices have nearly doubled in six months as demand has outpaced supply. This has been […]

2020’s Ever Elongating Corporate Credit

By Jack Straub | April 5, 2021 | Comments Off on 2020’s Ever Elongating Corporate Credit

Corporate credit issuance and refinancing exploded in 2020 due to accommodative monetary policy. Companies have mostly decided to lengthen the maturity of this new debt which could potentially pose risks in the years to come as rates rise. Monitoring the credit fundamentals of corporations will become even more important going forward. Interest RatesInterest rates for […]