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Argent Quarterly Investment Commentary – December 2017

“When the wind blows, even turkeys fly.” – Jerry Pogue   We repeat one of our favorite quotes above because it accurately sums up global stock market returns for 2017. In a year where hurricanes laid waste to parts of Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, when geo-political tensions flared with Russia, North Korea and the […]

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Argent Quarterly Investment Commentary – September 2017

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.”  – Oogway the Tortoise, Kung Fu Panda There are not many years when after nine months one can survey the landscape of investment alternatives and see nothing but positive returns. Since good times never last […]

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Argent Quarterly Investment Commentary – June 2017

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy It has been exactly ten years – 520 weeks – since two hedge funds managed by Bear Stearns collapsed after making ill-conceived bets on credit derivatives backed by subprime mortgages. That initiated a painful chain reaction which did not end for nearly two […]

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Argent Quarterly Investment Commentary – March 2017

The stock market acts like a barometer, not a thermometer. It moves based on the outlook for business and economic conditions n the future rather than reflecting on current conditions. So what has changed since Election Day? There has been no repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and no income tax relief or big infrastructure […]

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Argent Quarterly Investment Commentary – January 2017

“The times, they are a changin’.” – Bob Dylan The 2016 year will certainly be marked in history as a year of surprises – good surprises, bad surprises and everything in between. It began, of course, with the worst January in stock market history.  It appeared normalcy had returned by June, but the British BREXIT […]

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