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  • Q1 2022
    Sextant Mutual Funds, Quarterly Commentary - March 2022

    It’s spring 2022, after two years and 500 million COVID-19 cases, a vaccine miracle permitted most countries to break free of massive pestilence not seen since 1919.  The war in Ukraine highlights unpreparedness, and Europe’s systems of finance, energy, and food totter.  Fewer than half the world’s population was alive in 1981, when inflation was last at today’s increasing levels. 

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  • Q1 2022
    Saturna Sustainable Funds, Quarterly Commentary - March 2022

    It’s spring 2022, after two years and 500 million COVID-19 cases, a vaccine miracle permitted most countries to break free of massive pestilence not seen since 1919.  The war in Ukraine highlights unpreparedness, and Europe’s systems of finance, energy, and food totter.  Fewer than half the world’s population was alive in 1981, when inflation was last at today’s increasing levels. 

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  • Episode 17: All About Inflation
    Amana Mutual Funds Trust, Halal Money Matters - March 2022

    Portfolio Manager Bryce Fegley joins the show to discuss all things inflation: why it exists, its history in the US economy, potential consequences, and why it's such a big deal at the moment.

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  • Navigating Volatile Markets
    News & Announcements - March 2022

    Navigating Volatile Markets: 5 tips for keeping your cool during market gyrations

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  • ESG Ratings & Sovereign Sustainability Scores: Are Environmental Signals Being Missed?
    Saturna Capital, White Papers - January 2022

    In this article we examine how effectively ESG ratings firms assess sovereign ESG factors, especially concerning the environment. We will discuss climate initiatives formed by the United Nations, and examine how sustainability regulations and investors’ behavioral biases are potentially increasing risk rather than reducing it.

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