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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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March

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – March 2016

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - March 2016

On March 9th of this year, both the global economy and the domestic capital markets reached important milestones. For the global economy, it was the seventh anniversary of the absolute depths of the global financial crisis. For the domestic equity markets, it was the start of what has thus far proven to be the third-longest-running […]

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November

How the HomeAway Merger Could Affect Austin Employees’ Finances

Angela Epley

This post comes from Per Stirling Financial Advisor, Angela Epley, CFP®. Austin, TX is still buzzing with last week’s exciting news of Expedia’s $3.9B acquisition of HomeAway (NASDAQ: AWAY), an AirBnB rival based here in the heart of Silicon Hills. The markets seemed just as enthusiastic about the announcement, as was reflected in HomeAway’s stock […]

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November

2016 Inflation-Adjusted Tax Changes You Need to Know

Kenneth Price

This post comes from Per Stirling Partner and Financial Advisor, Kenneth Price, CFP®, CFA®, AEP®, CLU®, ChFC®. The Internal Revenue Service recently announced inflation-adjusted items for 2016. The top tax bracket of 39.6% will begin at taxable income over $466,950 for married individuals filing jointly (over $415,050 for single filing status). The changes between the […]


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