> expectations Archives - Per Stirling

Blog

23

July

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – July 2018

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - July 2018

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 […]

27

October

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – October 2016

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - October 2016

The lexicon of investment terminology is full of animal metaphors, which range from the most basic of descriptors like “bull market” and “bear market” to highly evocative terms like a “dead cat bounce” and a “black swan.” This last term seems particularly relevant today, in light of the current election cycle. A “black swan” is a […]

25

April

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – April 2016

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook April 2016

Expectations and sentiment are incredibly important in regard to their influence on both the economy and the markets. In regard to markets, too much bullishness is bad, because it means that most of the potential buyers of securities have already bought, and that there is very little sideline cash remaining to drive the markets higher. […]


Navigation