It is time to accentuate the positive

May 2008
Mortgage Strategy;5/19/2008, p20
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the reports of predicted disasters in the mortgage markets. He points out that these reports and surveys always put too much emphasis on bad news which is not helpful on current business. The author suggests that to gain a positive outlook, businesses should focus on the fundamentals and look only on the potentials of their businesses.


Related Articles

  • Faltering lean. Schonberger, Richard // Industrial Engineer: IE;Nov2007, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p22 

    The author reflects on the financial performance of companies in the U.S. He mentions that he directs a research which found that companies in the country have been performing worst. The research measures the merit of companies as well as their inventory turnover. Detailed information on how he...

  • Science in Industry.  // Saturday Evening Post;3/28/1931, Vol. 203 Issue 39, p24 

    The article focuses on the implication of the emphasis of corporate reports on achievements in science, invention and the construction of mechanical equipment in the U.S. The developments of any year may forecast the early supersession and abandonment of the old familiar ways of doing things...

  • US carriers 'unsustainable'  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/11/2008, Issue 2825, p14 

    The article reports on the assessment of Moody's Investors Service Inc., a credit rating agency, regarding U.S. airlines and their economic condition. The evaluation reveal that many U.S. carriers are unsustainable and only a few could survive an extended period of financial instability. It...

  • 'Despite Katrina, RE Slowdown Fears, Small Businesses Optimistic'  // National Mortgage News;9/19/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 51, p27 

    Reports on the survey conducted by the National City Corp. which shows a slowdown in the residential real estate finance market in the Midwestern area. Decline in confidence contributed by the rising energy prices as a result of the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina; Need for the company to...

  • Re-assessing the value of corporate reports. Lee Tang, Brenda // Contact Magazine;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p53 

    The article presents a survey on how investors from Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain perceive the usefulness of annual reports in 2012. The survey reveals that 50% of respondents still cited the annual report as their main source of information about a company. The survey shows that 47% of...

  • First Horizon Profit Warning. Boraks, David // American Banker;12/22/2004, Vol. 169 Issue 244, p19 

    Reports that First Horizon National Corp. warned that it expects to miss Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit expectations because of negative effects from mortgage servicing hedging and a writedown in the value of mortgage servicing rights.

  • LEVI'S LAMENTS.  // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/30/2003, Vol. 186 Issue 132, p11 

    Delves into the decrease in jean sales of Levi Strauss & Co. in the U.S. Strategy employed by the company to improve its business operations; Overall financial performance of the company in the year 2002 in terms of sales, net loss and debt incurred; Rumors that circulated regarding the plan of...

  • The prognostic value of a forecast-report. Pechtl, Hans // Schmalenbach Business Review (SBR);Jan2000, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p97 

    Discusses a study, which examined the implication of management's forecasts in annual reports for shareholder value using data from several German corporations. Methods used in the study; Factors that are correlated with diminishing shareholder value.

  • Avoiding the Spring Stall. Westervelt, Rob // Chemical Week;4/16/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p3 

    The article reports that strong pricing and sequential volume improvement over depressed 2011 fourth-quarter levels in the global chemical industry could enable producers to exceed lowered expectations for 2012.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics