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March

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS In order to better understand this historic decline across asset classes, one should keep in mind that we started the year with high valuations and even higher bullish sentiment, which suggests that the markets entered into this bearish period with many portfolios very leveraged and most portfolios largely unhedged.  Indeed, […]

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March

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March

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE EQUITY MARKETS

Back in the early days of the Financial News Network, they had an exceptional credit market analyst named Ed Hart who would talk about periods “where the demand for certainty far exceeds the available supply”.  If he were alive today, he would surely consider this to be one of those times. That said, even during […]

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February

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – February 2020

As renowned investor Howard Marks famously noted, “In the real world, things fluctuate between ‘pretty good’ and ‘not so hot’, but in the investing world, things go from ‘flawless’ to ‘hopeless’”.  We have just witnessed a dramatic and violent example of such a transition. Until a week ago, we were in a “heads, the bulls […]

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January

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December

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – December 2019

Renowned value investor, Sir John Templeton, coined one of the most insightful of all investing idioms when he observed that, “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.” His observation applies to a psychological process that normally takes years to unfold, as market gains over time and […]

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November

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October

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September

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – September 2019

The major global economies and markets remain mired in a “Catch 22” macroeconomic environment.  The term “Catch 22” first became a part of the American lexicon in 1961 thanks to the Joseph Heller novel of the same name, in which a disillusioned American bombardier fighting in World War II desperately seeks to avoid flying future […]

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August

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