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July

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – July 2019

A Wall Street analyst recently referred, in a CNBC interview, to the current stock market as a “wild west market” due to his reasonable observation that investors are ignoring the world’s many risks and are “throwing caution to the wind”.  However, while we believe that he makes a valid point, we think that it is […]

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June

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May

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – May 2019

American author Mark Twain observed that, “History does not repeat itself, but it oftentimes rhymes”.  For evidence of just how insightful this perspective is, one needs to look no further than the Winter 1982 edition of Foreign Affairs Magazine, which noted that: “President Reagan won his office in part because he convinced the electorate that […]

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April

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – April 2019

One of the core premises on which monetary policy is based is that there is a direct relationship between economic growth and inflation.  More specifically, prevailing economic theory maintains that strong economic data ultimately leads to both “full employment” and the full utilization of an economy’s productive capacity, and that both economic conditions, once they […]

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March

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – March 2019

If there is any single sentence that epitomizes how the Federal Reserve operated in the pre-Bernanke era, it is probably the reply given by then Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan during a 1987 testimony to the Senate Banking Committee.  He responded to a question by saying, “If I seem unduly clear to you, you must have […]

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December

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July

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – July 2018

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One of the most important concepts in investing is that nominal macro-economic and company-specific data is only made relevant to investors when it is considered in contrast to what expectations existed for the data prior to its release.  This is because securities are discounting mechanisms that are priced based upon what data is expected to […]

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June

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – June 2018

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In light of the almost surreal trade-related headlines that confront us on a daily basis, it seems only appropriate to invoke the words of philosopher George Santayana, who famously remarked that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” If the founding fathers of the world’s various democracies knew then what we […]

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