First quarter performance positive; Economic slowdown is possible

May 1, 2006

Stocks showed some volatility in the first quarter of 2006 with an upward trend in the US market helped by small company stocks. Market observers are optimistic that the markets will produce positive returns for 2006. However, there are concerns about an economic slowdown due to rising interest rates. Other factors include a slowing in consumer spending and a cooling down of the housing market.

 

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