Scott Secrest

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Patagonia Transfers Shares to Planet Earth

Patagonia, the well-known apparel and gear company, made headlines in September when it announced that founder and owner Yvon Chouinard and his family have transferred ownership of the company, valued at around $3 billion dollars, primarily to a newly established nonprofit dubbed the Holdfast Collective.

Market Report – Fall 2022

To the vexation of investors everywhere, the market slide, which began in January, continued through the third quarter. U.S. large-company stocks were down 4.9%, small-company stocks were off by 2.2%, foreign stocks slid 9.4%, and bonds lost 4.8%.

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