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Full Versions – Investment Outlook – Winter 2017

19 December 2017
Steve Finerty welcomes guests and discusses current market sentiment.


John Meara, President and Chief Investment Officer, gives an overview of the state of the market and discusses valuations and earnings.


Ken Crawford, Senior Portfolio Manager, speaks about the question on the minds of many investors: How long will this expansion continue?


Kirk McDonald, Senior Research Analyst-Quantitative, explains mid cap stocks and gives an example of one of Argent’s mid cap holdings and how it fits our Change-Based Investing process.


Eddie Vigil, Portfolio Manager- Small Cap Strategy, concludes the presentation by noting that we should still see a continued expansion in 2018 but due to some pockets of weakness, we may see more modest returns than in 2017.



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