- Hibernating bears in a down market. Smith, Anne Kates // U.S. News & World Report;03/05/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 9, p44
Focuses on economic conditions in the United States, as of March 2001. Caution investors are taking with regard to short-selling funds; Thoughts of Paul McEntire, a manager with BearGuard mutual fund, which is designed to profit in stock market downturns; Expectations.
- 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;Feb1998, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p16
Presents statistics related to the economic conditions in the U.S. Percentage of all U.S. equities owned through mutual funds; Number of online brokerage accounts in millions expected in 2002; Percentage of U.S. households with no life insurance.
- The Funds Are Falling. // Time;7/11/1969, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p80
The article presents statistics on the poor performance of mutual funds for the first six months of 1969 reflected in the composite index of shares listed at New York Stock Exchange.
- Nov. Sales Fall 0.4%; Rate Cut Possible? // American Banker;12/14/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 238, p20
Reports on retails sales in the United States during November 2000. What accounted for the fall in retail sales; Why consumers have become very cautious; What is impeding the ability of U.S. companies to raise prices; How much personal spending is expected to rise.
- Home Construction Hits 2-Yr Low. // American Banker;7/21/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 139, p20
Focuses on statistics for new home construction in the United States for June 2000. The fall in new home construction to the lowest level in more than two years; Reason for the drop; What analysts had expected; How housing starts varied regionally.
- THE CALENDAR. Smith, Stephanie D. // Money;May2001, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p21
Presents news briefs related to the United States economy for the month of May 2001. Expectation that excess inventory will be shipped by spring; Opinion that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again; How May 17, 1792 was the first meeting of the New York Stock Exchange.
- Nothing good lasts forever. Egan, Jack // U.S. News & World Report;06/14/99, Vol. 126 Issue 23, p45
Describes the state of the United States economy as of June, 1999. Increase in long-term interest rates due to concerns about inflation; Performance of the bond market; Unemployment rates for April and May, 1999; Other economic statistics.
- 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.