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Highlights – Investment Outlook – Winter 2018

17 December 2018
Steve Finerty, Chairman, welcomes guests and surveys the audience on current market sentiment.

Logan Finerty, Director of Private Wealth, reminds clients how “slow and steady wins the race” with an example from Argent’s Dividend Select Portfolio.

Ken Crawford, Senior Portfolio Manager, discusses the state of the economy as well as the impact of tariffs on U.S. growth.

John Meara, President and Chief Investment Officer, gives an overview of drivers of the stock market: earnings and price to earnings.

Eddie Vigil, Small Cap Portfolio Manager, gives an update on an Argent Small Cap stock holding, Lumentum Holdings.

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