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September

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – September 2018

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook September 2019

One of our all-time favorite quips came from Mark Twain, who noted that “while history does not repeat itself, it oftentimes rhymes”.  With that particularly pithy caveat as a disclaimer, there are some strong and notably persistent tendencies in the capital markets that are unique to midterm election years, and which can create both challenges […]

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August

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April

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – April 2018

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - April 2018

In many regards, the words President and Trump, when put together, become an oxymoron of sorts, because he rarely conforms to the common perception of what we, as Americans, consider to be “presidential”.  However, the fact that President Trump is bombastic and unorthodox should hardly be a surprise.  Those are probably the very personality traits […]

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February

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November

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – November 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook November 2017

For the past nine years, the single most important influence on global asset prices has been the experimental and highly aggressive monetary policies employed by the world’s central banks.  It should therefore be no surprise that the planned-for reversal of those policies could be almost as significant to capital markets as was their introduction. Indeed, […]

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October

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – October 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook October 2017

Traditionally, the selection of the next Chairperson of the Federal Reserve is anything but a compelling drama or anything worth paying particular attention to.  To the contrary, the identity of the nominee is normally a foregone conclusion as, since World War II, every Chairperson who completed a first term has been nominated for a second […]

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September

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – September 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - September 2017

There are certain basic rules and inter-market relationships that every first-year economics student is taught as a matter of fact.  As an example, a slowing economy should lead to lower inflation, which is bullish for bonds, and to slowing earnings, which is bearish for stocks.  Or, that a stronger currency increases consumer purchasing power, which […]

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March

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – March 2017

After his experience of the past two weeks, you can bet that Donald Trump wishes that he had been elected King rather than President, as he is learning, in no uncertain terms, that it is much easier to issue executive decrees than it is to pass legislation, even with the President’s own party in control […]

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March

Per Stirling Capital Outlook – February 2017

01 Per Stirling Capital Outlook - February 2017

  Winston Churchill sarcastically said that “democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” Right about now, there is probably about 50% of the American voting public that is prepared to take Churchill quite literally. However, it is not just that they […]


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