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  • Episode 7: Making The Switch
    Amana Mutual Funds Trust, Halal Money Matters - January 2021

    Special guest Haitham Al-Sayed joins podcast hosts Christopher Patton and Monem Salam to discuss Haitham's personal journey from traditional finance to Islamic finance.

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  • Q4 2020
    Amana Mutual Funds Trust, Quarterly Commentary - December 2020

    At Saturna, we entered 2020 with cautious optimism.  Geopolitical uncertainties, rich corporate valuations, and stretched monetary policies kept us vigilant, while generally strong business and economic fundamentals supported optimism.  What we didn’t foresee was the looming pandemic, widespread economic shutdowns, and rapid government intervention.

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  • Q4 2020
    Saturna Sustainable Funds, Quarterly Commentary - December 2020

    At Saturna, we entered 2020 with cautious optimism.  Geopolitical uncertainties, rich corporate valuations, and stretched monetary policies kept us vigilant, while generally strong business and economic fundamentals supported optimism.  What we didn’t foresee was the looming pandemic, widespread economic shutdowns, and rapid government intervention.

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  • Q4 2020
    Sextant Mutual Funds, Quarterly Commentary - December 2020

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  • Islamic Investing 2.0: The Way Forward
    From the Yardarm, Saturna Capital - December 2020

    Traditional Islamic-compliant mutual funds have served Muslim investors well in the four decades since the first was launched in Malaysia. By fostering partnership in shared risk and reward (musharaka), and by allowing investors to diversify their assets while avoiding haram activities — typically alcohol, tobacco, gaming, financial services, pork processing, and pornography.

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