Focus on the Economy: The Certainty of Uncertainty: The Economy

Winter 2005 – 2006, Vol 30, No 2

Abstract: Numerous telecasts, radio commentaries, speeches, newspaper articles, magazine articles, the internet, etc. create great confusion when looking to opposing views on many economic issues that can and will impact future positions. The following is a smattering of numerous articles and commentaries that support or attack the vitality of the U.S. economy. What is troublesome for the constituent is to attempt to reach a conclusion after examining many incongruities in these statements. Consider the following comments as evidence of the conflicting commentaries: ‘The market is great!’ and ‘The market is depressed.’