- The Effect of Consumer Expectations on Portfolio Asset Allocation. Anoruo, Emmanuel; Bajtelsmit, Vickie L.; Ramchander, Sanjay; Simpson, Marc W. // Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2003, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p64
This article focuses on a study which examined the effect of various measures of consumer economic expectations on individual investment allocation to stocks, bonds and cash. Two strands of previous research are relevant to this study. The first includes papers that consider the usefulness of...
- In Brief: Univ. of Mich. Index at 83.5. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;11/12/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31263, p2
Reports on a rise in the consumer sentiment index of University of Michigan, Michigan in November 2001.
- Running a rat race at the mall. // Current Health 2;Mar1997, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Cites the an observation made by a Purdue University professor that large, busy shopping malls make people feel very small.
- Hey kids! Try this at home. Kahn, Alice; Dudzinski, Andrzej // Mother Jones;May/Jun93, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p38
Presents a chart based on a six-month survey conducted by the Council on Economic Priorities. `Shopping for a better world'; Attempt to wrestle kids' minds away from advertising and toward thinking; Details.
- The seven habits of highly annoying customers. Smith, Steve // Plumbing & Mechanical;Jun97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p83
Describes attitude problems characterizing certain customers. Abrasiveness and hostility; Know-it-all type; Silent type; Smiling back stabber; Staller; Cry baby; Wet blanket pessimist.
- Consumers and another boost of confidence in April. // Textile World;May94, Vol. 144 Issue 5, p17
Reports on the increasing optimism of the United States consumers in the economy with confidence levels hitting their highest in nearly four years.
- Better made in Britain. Smith, David // Management Today;Jan97, p28
Discusses what British consumers think about British made products. Decline of the made in Britain brand; British product's rating among British consumers.
- Cashiering tradition. Mills, Kathy J. // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p42
Reports that improvements to the Chinese economy has caused them to adopt a more Western consumer lifestyle. How Western influences have impacted upon Chinese tradition; Information on the consumption of alcoholic beverages by the Chinese; Amount spent on various services by the Chinese.
- The green seal of eco-approval. List, S.K. // American Demographics;Jan93, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p10
Announces that consumers who are concerned about the environmental effects of products can look for the Green Seal, a new certification program that makes a formerly complex decision easy for `green' consumers. Roper Organization survey shows Americans' increased concern for environment;...