Scott Colbert

Scott is the chief economist and director of fixed income management with Commerce Trust Company. He joined Commerce in 1993 and has investment responsibilities for over $26 billion in fixed income assets. Scott directly manages the Commerce Short-Term Government and the flagship Commerce Bond strategies. Scott received his Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1986 and received his Master of Business Administration from Xavier University in 1988. He has been both a director and president of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of St. Louis.

5 Minutes with Scott Colbert - 5/25

The capital markets have been highly volatile for most of 2022, as investors come to grips with skyrocketing inflation, a suddenly hawkish Fed and geopolitical tensions. With such wild market activity, one of the most frequent questions we hear is, “When will we hit bottom?” In the latest Five Minutes with Scott Colbert, we list three things we’d like to see that could signal an end to the market drawdown.

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5 Minutes with Scott Colbert - 3/17

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