TITLE

Forté Capital's Selected Statistics

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
CPA Journal;Feb2007, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on economic data in the U.S. It is said that chain store sales increased 3.1% in December 2006 compared to a 2.5% rise in November 2006. It is stated that dividends and stock buybacks for the S&P 500 index totaled a record $661 billion in 2006, representing approximately 5.1% of the total market capitalization of the S&P 500.
ACCESSION #
23943963

 

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