The Stingy News Weekly (01/05/01)
The Markets This Week
DOW 30: 10,662.01 -1.16% to a P/E of 27.1
TSE 300: 8,690.23 -2.73% to a P/E of 22.4
The 0.5% rate cut by the U.S. federal reserve was the big news of the week. It certainly clobbered my beloved defensive stocks, but failed to prevent an overall market slide. On the upside, economists should start sounding a little less dreary.
Is there really a Greenspan Put?
Moral hazard is a dangerous thing when applied to financial markets.
The Return of Stagflation
The lesson being to buy gold. Right now. Too bad the gold bugs have been wrong for most of the last 20 years.
Not overly cheery on the economy but reasonably optimistic on the markets.
Incredible Vanishing Mutual Funds
Good tips on what to do if your fund is about to go under.
Top Choices for Your RRSP
Check out Dan's mutual fund picks for this RRSP season.
The trivia questions this week are:
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