Ken Kamen

Ken Kamen

President of Mercadien Asset Management


With nearly three decades of experience in the securities and personal finance industries, Ken is a nationally recognized financial expert and advisor and the author of the highly-acclaimed book from Bloomberg Press, Reclaim Your Nest Egg; Take Control of Your Financial Future.

In addition to his role as president of Mercadien Asset Management, Ken is president of Mercadien Securities. He’s also a past chairman of the National Investment Banking Association, the preeminent national association of regional independent broker dealers and investment banking firm.

Ken has consulted with the U.S. House of Representatives Commerce Committee and Ways and Means Committee, testified before the House Subcommittee on Finance, and served as chairman of a business advisory group to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Oversight and Investigations Sub-Committee on matters surrounding financial and accounting reform as well as small business issues.

Ken is regularly called upon by national print and broadcast media to comment on a wide range of financial and investment related topics and trends. He is a regular guest on CNBC, Reuters, Fox Business Channel as well as a contributor to both and Ken is frequently invited to speak at colleges, universities and many investment-related forums on topics related to personal finance and global markets.

Personal Fact: Ken enjoys spending time with his family traveling. He also loves writing and is author of a highly-acclaimed book from Bloomberg Press, Reclaim Your Nest Egg: Take Control of your Financial Future. 


Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Appears on Nightly Business Report

Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, appeared on Nightly Business Report produced by CNBC on Friday, July 19th. Should investors be aggressive or patient with the stock market in today’s economy? NBR debates this topic with Ken Kamen, President at Mercadien Asset Management and Phil Blancato, CEO at Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management. View the…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen is Featured on Reuters Business News

Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, is a regular featured commentator on the Reuters Business and Personal Finance program hosted by Fred Katayama.  On February 22, 2019, Ken was asked by Fred to share his views on world trade discussions, FaceBook and privacy laws, the upcoming wave of IPOs, and the plunge in Kraft Heinz…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Featured on CNBC Worldwide Exchange

Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, was featured on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange TV program to discuss his insights on stock market volatility, timing buy and sell decisions, and investment portfolio risk and returns. Per Ken, “When you’re scared out of the markets because of a downturn, you’re almost likely to miss the rebound…You can’t…

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