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February

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – February

Legendary investor Warren Buffett once noted, very insightfully, that “only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”  Mr. Buffet’s point is that it rarely becomes evident during a roaring bull market who is overly leveraged, overly aggressive, or improperly diversified.  This is particularly true after extended periods when there has […]

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January

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – January

In market analysis, there tends to be very little difference between being early and being wrong, and there may be no better example of this fact than the televised December 1996 speech given by then Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, in which he coined the now-infamous phrase “irrational exuberance”.  At the time, as is the […]

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January

Per Stirling Volunteers — Needs for the Holidays

It has been our tradition for Per Stirling to focus its December Community Initiative on the holidays.  Last December, as an example, Per Stirling sponsored a handful of children for the holidays, and both staff and advisors contributed funds to be able to buy the kids the gifts on their holiday wish lists.  It was […]

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December

Charity Donations Poll – Results

Due to the unprecedented nature of 2020, including the nationwide impact of COVID-19, Per Stirling has decided to focus its efforts this holiday season on helping those in need within our local communities. Instead of hosting our annual Client Appreciation Party, Per Stirling decided to donate the budget for this event to the following charitable […]

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December

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – December

Among a myriad of other things, the year 2020 will be remembered as a period that featured an unprecedented use of the word “unprecedented”.  The extraordinary nature of this year is evidenced in everything from unprecedented pandemic case counts and the most ambitious vaccine campaign in U.S. history to a record election turnout, and from […]

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December

Conspirare Christmas Performance for Per Stirling

As many of you know, Austin is blessed to serve as home base for Conspirare, which is a Grammy® award-winning choral ensemble that has released over 25 albums and one DVD, and has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. Conspirare is making available to Per Stirling, and to the firm’s clients and friends, a unique […]

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November

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – November

“‘Ahhh, this porridge is just right’ Goldilocks said happily and she ate it all up”. As we have conjectured over recent commentaries, the equity markets rallied strongly in response to the increased, albeit incomplete, political certainty that the election provided.  In fact, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index enjoyed its biggest post-election rally since 1932. […]

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November

Per Stirling Volunteers – Mental Health

The year 2020 has been a period of historic and global challenges, both at home and in the workplace, and the associated uncertainty and stress has caused many to face mental health issues for the first time, while causing many of those with a history of such issues to struggle like never before. Mental illness […]