Archive for October 2009
The Significance of Dow 10,000
This is just a quick note to tell you the Dow crossed 10,000. I suppose you’ll tell me, “Yeah, yeah, you said that last week.” Well, I did; but that’s not the point. The Dow crossed above 10,000 again this week. It closed below 10,000 last Friday,Read More
A New Business Source For Integrators
Controls Systems Integrators do a very specific kind of work, so you’d think it would be relatively easy to count the number of people in that industry. The reality is, no two head counts would agree,Read More
NFIB Members Didn’t Hire – Bet They Will.
The National Federation of Independent Business updated their index, revealing two numbers of particular interest to us: In September, the employment numbers fell and the capital spending plans rose. (Remember, it was late September that I admitted all my indicators had turned strangely negative.)Read More
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed over 10,000 for the first time in a year. Yesterday’s close was 10,015.86. Of course, as fast as the number went up, the negativity rolled out, including reminders that the Dow itself is barely valid (true,) and 10,000 is just a number (also true.) So let’s put it this…Read More