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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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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

Transform Retirement Anxiety to Confidence and Clarity

Barton Crouch

It’s no secret that Americans, on the whole, are worried about their future retirement. In fact, according to a recent report, roughly 3 out of 4 Americans are concerned about economic conditions that may impair a secure retirement. This is a sentiment shared across the entire political spectrum, as the report notes, but is also […]

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March

“America Saves” Week

Kenneth Price

This post comes from Per Stirling Partner and Financial Advisor, Kenneth Price, CFP®, CFA®, AEP®, CLU®, ChFC®. This week, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued a press release to encourage consumers to commemorate “America Saves Week” by taking advantage of automatic savings to achieve financial goals. Why call national attention to something as ordinary […]

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October

New Report Outlines Financial Benchmarks for Physicians

Ronsey Chawla

The American Medical Association and its insurance subsidiary recently issued new benchmarking data for physicians with a new publication titled 2016 Report on U.S. Physicians’ Financial Preparedness. Although the study was tailored to better understand the unique financial situation of medical households, it can still offer insight and ideas to most professionals who share similar […]


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