- STREET MYTHS. Vinzant, Carol // Fortune;5/24/1999, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p320
Discusses the number of mutual funds available in the United States. Evidence of mutual fund mania; Stocks still outnumbering funds; How the urban myth that funds outnumber stocks began; Figures for the number of funds there are.
- STAT BANK. // Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2002, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p20
The article reports on the economic statistics of the U.S. as reported on various publications. The number of shares traded in the New York Stock Exchange in 2001 was 307,446,426,796. The credit limits on credit cards has increased 16% from third quarter of 2000 to third quarter of 2001. The...
- Value's in vogue as growth funds falter. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;12/18/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 17, p15
Discusses the reasons that value investing has increased in popularity as of late 2000. Differences between value and growth investment strategies; Details on various indexes which monitor value and growth stocks; Economic conditions and developments in the United States.
- Mired in the matrix. Sloan, Carole // Home Textiles Today;3/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p142
Comments on the direction being taken by the major home textile companies in the United States. Apprehension about the state of the nation's economy; Lock-up between the heavyweight home textile makers and their corporate suppliers; Need for home textile firms to overcome stereotypes.
- Domestic Nonfinancial Statistics. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Apr2001, Vol. 87 Issue 4, pA42
No abstract available.
- Competitiveness and the `global capital shortage' Reynolds, Alan // Business Horizons;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p23
Reports the loss of United States' competitiveness or global capital shortage. Deindustrialization faced by United States; A graph showing the comparison in marketing output with Japan; United States exports as taken from the Gross National Product's statistics; Comparison of United States...
- March Personal Income Rose Faster Than Spending. Bloomberg News // American Banker;5/1/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 83, p22
Focuses on United States personal incomes, which rose and outpaced spending in March 2000. Reasons for the growth; Statistics; Concern that the rate of increase is beyond what the economy can sustain.
- Reality check. Rubenstein, Ed // National Review;6/13/1994, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p16
The article refutes the economic statistics upon which the fear of inflation and the financial markets in the U.S. are based. Consumer price index, for one, has failed to measure the cost of the actual goods bought by consumers. Thus fueling an erroneous 2.7% increased in inflation. Another...
- The Haves and the Have-Lesses. Moore, Stephen // National Review;3/6/2000, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p30
The article refutes an annual joint study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute, which concludes that the income gap between rich and poor in the U.S. is widening. It argues that the data used in the study and its interpretation are more propaganda than...