Category: Quarterly Investor Letters

June 2021

As of this writing, the US is one of only six countries in which more than 50% of the population has received at least one

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March 2021

Please save Thursday, May 20, 2021 for our 12th Annual Investment Symposium, an “in person” event at the Westin in Downtown Chattanooga.  We intend to mail

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December 2020

As much as any year in recent memory, we look forward to the New Year with optimism.  As an example of this optimism, our 12th Annual Investment

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September 2020

We enter the Fourth Quarter of 2020 hopeful that several lingering uncertainties will be resolved before the New Year.  These include potential vaccines for the

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June 2020

At the beginning of the Second Quarter, consensus held that social distancing and travel restrictions were necessary to suppress and eliminate the “novel” coronavirus known

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March 2020

Patten & Patten encourages everybody to follow the CDC’s guidelines, and we are concerned for the safety of all of our clients and their families. 

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December 2019

Happy New Year!  Our 11th Annual Investment Symposium will be on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Westin in downtown Chattanooga.  More details will follow

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September 2019

In a pattern similar to 2018, the stock market has entered the final quarter with stellar performance through the first three.  In fact, the S&P

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June 2019

The S&P 500 eclipsed the 2900 level for the first time on September 20, 2018.  Then, the index suffered a sharp correction through the balance

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March 2019

At our Tenth Annual Investment Symposium on February 28, 2019, we presented a theme of “Distractions, Distortions & Dysfunction” and our market outlook that a)

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