international

Upon the heels of this year’s hurricanes and international upheavals

November 30th, 2005|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Greg Pellizzon, Perspectives, The Big Picture, Writers|

Upon the heels of this year’s hurricanes and international upheavals, November may have seemed almost tepid. However, in the ramp-up to the holidays, the markets were anything but lackadaisical. In fact, November seemed to mark a turning point.

Table 1. Action/Reaction [click on table to enlarge]

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Economic and social issues

October 31st, 2005|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Greg Pellizzon, Perspectives, The Big Picture, Writers|

October has brought many economic and social issues to attention, including evidence of inflation in a seemingly strong US economy, Bush’s selection of Ben Bernanke to succeed Alan Greenspan as Federal Reserve Chairman, as well as a fresh list of international distractions to take the public’s mind off of local issues.

INFLATION & STRONG ECONOMY
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