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October

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – October 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook October 2017

Traditionally, the selection of the next Chairperson of the Federal Reserve is anything but a compelling drama or anything worth paying particular attention to.  To the contrary, the identity of the nominee is normally a foregone conclusion as, since World War II, every Chairperson who completed a first term has been nominated for a second […]

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September

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – September 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - September 2017

There are certain basic rules and inter-market relationships that every first-year economics student is taught as a matter of fact.  As an example, a slowing economy should lead to lower inflation, which is bullish for bonds, and to slowing earnings, which is bearish for stocks.  Or, that a stronger currency increases consumer purchasing power, which […]

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September

5 Ways to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Hack

Online data breaches and malicious cyber attacks are making the headlines with increasing frequency these days, but the recent Equifax hack is particularly troubling. Since Equifax is one of the three main credit bureaus used by millions of individuals and organizations to verify the financial information and creditworthiness of a potential borrower (or other entity), […]

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August

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July

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – July 2017

According to Greek Mythology, the road to Thebes was once blocked by a monster called the Sphinx that would not allow travelers to pass unless they could first answer the following riddle: “What animal walks in the morning on four feet, in the afternoon on two feet, and in the evening on three feet?”  Oedipus […]

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July

The Inevitability of Market Downturns

Ronsey Chawla

Recently, the International Journal of Medical Education published an article by authors from my alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis, which assessed residents’ and fellows’ knowledge of finance principles. Despite medical professionals’ high degree of specialized knowledge in their own field, the research showed that young trainees had low financial literacy, low tolerance for […]

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June

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – June 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook June 2017

Imagine a family relaxing in a swimming pool, with every family member using a flotation device to remain on the surface of the water. It doesn’t matter who is stronger or who is a better swimmer because everyone is being kept afloat by an external force. If the amount of water in the pool is […]

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May

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