08 Oct 2004 We Are Only As Strong As We Feel
Posted at 16:23h in The Friday BriefIs it just me or do we all seem more pessimistic than usual these days? The optimism over the economy back in the early summer, somewhat reinvigorated by the optimistic tones of the two Presidential conventions, now seems to be giving in to a dark and mean time. Granted, we are amidst an emotional crescendo in the final weeks of a contentious and dirty political race. But what will be the ultimate cost? Will optimism return after the election? If not, what of the economy?