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January

Per Stirling Volunteers – Partnerships for Children

It has been a tradition for Per Stirling to focus our December Community Initiative on the holidays. This year, Per Stirling supported Partnerships for Children and their “Holiday Wishes Campaign”. This campaign provides gifts for Central Texas children who are in Child Protective Services, and who do not have a family to celebrate the holidays with. […]

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December

Per Stirling Volunteers – Central Texas Food Bank

For our November Community Initiative, the team at Per Stirling decided to focus on helping to feed those in need of adequate food, through the Central Texas Food Bank. This organization has experienced a dramatic increase in the demand for their services over the past few years, and many families have asked for help for […]

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December

Special Report 2021: The Year That Was

To quote the opening line of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness”. For the two indexes most commonly used as a performance benchmark for equity portfolios, the Standard & Poor’s […]

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December

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – December

  As American investors settled in for Thanksgiving this year, it appeared that they had much to be thankful for.  While inflation was still a worrisome issue, there were some signs that the supply chain snafus that were exacerbating the problem were starting to unwind, and the Fed continued to offer assurances that inflation would […]

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November

Charity Spotlight: Honduras Good Works

Last month, A Partner of Per Stirling, Barton Couch, sponsored the “Honduras Good Works Top Golf Chip-In” charity event. Some members of the Per Stirling Team participated and joined in on the fun. Honduras Good Works is a charity dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life of rural and underserved Hondurans.  We are […]

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November

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – November

It is quite ironic that, in April of 2020, after years of inflation running at undesirably low levels, the Federal Reserve unveiled a series of new policies that were designed to elevate the inflation rate.  These changes included a shift to “average inflation targeting, where they would seek an average inflation rate of 2%, as […]

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November

Per Stirling Volunteers – Hunter5K

For October’s Volunteer Initiative, Per Stirling was one of the many sponsors of the Hunter 5K, an event that was created to celebrate the life of Hunter Lane Henderson. The Henderson’s are close friends of one of the firm’s partners and his family. This is the third year as an annual fundraising event, with proceeds […]

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October

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – October

We had a very rewarding experience last week when one of the firm’s Directors was the featured guest on the prestigious Barron’s Live blog.  As part of our preparation for that event, we spent some time trying to anticipate what kinds of questions might be asked by the moderator and/or the audience, and then organizing […]

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October

Per Stirling Volunteers – Breast Cancer Awareness 2021

In the United States, half of all women and a third of all men will likely be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. As such, the odds are that we will all be affected in some way by this terrible disease, whether it’s a personal battle with cancer, or something that impacts a friend or […]