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Other Names: Clark B Hoover, Clark Brian Hoover, Clark Hoover
Type: Dual Registration

Clark Hoover is a financial professional at UBS Financial Services Inc., a broker-dealer with over 12,600 registered representatives nationwide. Clark has held an industry securities registration for 4 years and is subject to SEC and FINRA oversight.

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Level 13 Level 13 Contributor 4 Answers and 4 Financial Guides

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Answered Dec 27, 2012 near Beverly Hills, CA
6 votes
Alan, your question is a fair one and I would recommend that every client ask this question of their advisor. While it is highly likely that the client's investment needs will differ from those of the advisor, here are some red flag questions I would ...(more)
Answered Jan 01, 2013 near Beverly Hills, CA
6 votes
Zoe, The answer to your question really depends on your individual situation. You may want to keep the money in cash as an emergency fund just in case. If you want to invest it, then be sure that you understand the potential risk and return associated ...(more)
Answered Dec 26, 2012 near Beverly Hills, CA
5 votes
As you probably know, tapping into your 401(k) should be a last resort, but in these difficult times many people must use this option. Fortunately most 401(k) plans have a loan provision that allows you to borrow from your 401(k) without penalty, i.e. ...(more)
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Top Guides

Portfolio performance: Are my returns good enough?

Published Mar 14, 2013
5 votes
On practically any day, we can find at least one headline in the Wall Street Journal proclaiming the high returns of some fund or asset class. Our typical reaction is, "If only I had invested ...(more)

Life Changes: Helping Your Advisor Help you

Published Jan 03, 2013
5 votes
Investments should be designed to meet each client's unique needs, so when these needs change so should the investments. Therefore, in order for your investment advisor to best serve you, s/he needs to be aware ...(more)

The Annual Performance Review: Am I Paying Too Much in Fees?

Published Dec 31, 2012
5 votes
During the annual performance review, go over with your advisor how s/he charges you for investment advice as well as any other fees you pay. If you work with an fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), ...(more)
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Firm Client Types

Banking or Thrift Institutions
Pension and Profit Sharing Plans
Charitable Organizations
Corporations or Other Businesses
State or Municipal Government Entities
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Experience and Employment History

Employer Years Dates
UBS Financial Services Inc. 10 months, 3 weeks Jun 2013 - Present
Acacia Blue Asset Management LLC 3 years, 1 month May 2010 - Jun 2013
Goldman, Sachs & Co. 1 year, 9 months Jul 2008 - Apr 2010
Goldman, Sachs & Co. 2 months May 2007 - Jul 2007
University of California - Los Angeles (Ucla) - Ca 1 year, 9 months Sep 2006 - Jun 2008
Blue Lava Group 11 months Sep 2005 - Aug 2006
Ynet News 1 year, 4 months Feb 2004 - Jun 2005
*Experience and Employment History information reflects the past 10 years of employment as reported on the SEC ADV filing as of 07/03/2013, and is not a complete representation of the advisor's experience and employment history. Furthermore, the advisor is required to provide this information only while registered with an investment advisor firm and the information is not updated through Form U4 after the advisor ceases to be registered. Therefore, an employment date of "Present" may not reflect the advisor's current employment status.

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Advisor Exams

Exam Series Passed Date
Uniform Combined State Law Examination Series 66 08/22/2013
General Securities Representative Examination Series 7 07/16/2013
National Commodity Futures Examination Series 3 01/20/2009

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