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Stifel creates unit to defend against activist investors

(St. Louis Post Dispatch)  “Activism has been around for 30 years and it ebbs and flows, but it’s certainly been on the uptick in recent years,” said Steve Finerty, co-founder and Chairman of Argent Capital, a Clayton firm that manages stock portfolios worth more than $3 billion. March 4, 2018 (Brian Feldt) A growing number of […]

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Stock market correction could be a healthy move

(St. Louis Post Dispatch)  “Historically, it hasn’t been a problem when rates have been rising,” says Ken Crawford, senior portfolio manager at Argent Capital Management. “It’s when the Fed stops raising rates that the music stops.” February 11, 2018 (David Nicklaus) After allowing investors a long, pleasant nap, the stock market reminded us last week what […]

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What St. Louis money managers are telling clients about sell-off

(St. Louis Business Journal)  Ken Crawford, managing director, Argent Capital Management, “We are telling our clients to hold tight. They are long-term investors to begin with.” February 6, 2018 (Greg Edwards) After U.S. stocks plummeted Monday, with nearly all St. Louis public companies losing ground, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded Tuesday, closing up 567 points […]

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