We'd like to combine our overall upbeat analysis of consumer spending and retail activity with our baby boom spending thesis. And this is basically grounded on the observation that baby boomers tend to spend more on quality of life and personal indulgences than their parents did when they were at the same age.
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Bad news can be good news for equities if the bad news causes the Fed to cut aggressively.
The uncertain outcome of the U.S. presidential race may delay a fourth-quarter recovery in share prices but should not eliminate it. We believe that potential buyers are waiting for a resolution before implementing their 2001 investment plans.
It's a matter of an investor's expertise and time constraints.
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