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Eldon Mast has been investing since the time he earned his first dollar back in the 1970s. He is particularly interested in how moods effect the market. In good times and bad, he has observed a peculiar fascination by the mainstream media on "bad news." He has also observed in business... More
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  • 12 (More) Reasons To Be (Economically) Optimistic

    David Wessel of the WSJ notes

    Ed Yardeni, the loquacious economist offers a dozen happy thoughts about the economy “while we are waiting to see how the swine flu pandemic plays out.” His list, distributed in his daily email to clients:


    Apr 29 10:07 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Consumer Spending Surges in Q1

    Americans stepped up their purchases of cars, furniture and appliances. The surge in consumer spending in Q1, which accounts for about 70 percent of the economy, sets the stage for a rebound later this year.


    Apr 29 10:01 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Qwest Focuses On Profit -- Earns 4c More Per Share...

    Qwest said its first-quarter profit rose to $206 million, or 12 cents a share, from $150 million, or 8 cents a share, compared with the same quarter a year

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    Apr 29 9:57 PM | Link | Comment!
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