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6:10 a.m. Kevin Logan,
Dresdner Kleinwort Benson
6:50 a.m. Susan Paluch,
7:10 a.m. Bill Beagles, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
7:40 a.m. Todd McCracken, President, National Small Business United
8:10 a.m. Robert Hormats,
Roiled the markets in December when he told
The Wall Street Journal
that Japanese institutions would slow their purchases of U.S. bonds. The musing later proved off the mark. For more on Hormats as pundit,
8:20 a.m. Michael Moran,
Pointed to macroeconomic factors, like the expanded labor force and productivity gains, as factors that have helped restrain inflation, when asked recently by
8:30 a.m. Michael Norman,
Economic Contrarian Update
The Financial Times
in March of 1996 that he expected bonds to be "a very bad investment" that year.
9:10 a.m. Ron Bloom, COO,
Think Good Ideas
9:35 a.m. Scott Cohn,
9:40 a.m. Michael Orkin,
Caldwell & Orkin Market Opportunity fund
This $43.5 million "flexible" fund ranked second in its group of 187 peers tracked by Lipper Analytical in 1996, with a 27.3% return. Over five years it's in the top 25% of its group, but this year it's teetering toward the bottom 25%.
10:10 a.m. David Malpass,
Chief International Economist at Bear Stearns, Malpass told the
Dow Jones News Service
last summer he was cautious on Latin American markets, but in November he affirmed a bullish outlook for Brazil's economy and equity market.
10:30 a.m. Jack Shaughnessy,
The director of research at Advest told
Dow Jones News Service
last week he remains bullish on technology long-term, despite the recent sell-off.
11:20 a.m. Jeffrey Sussman,
1:10 a.m. Andrew Craig, Chairman,
1:20 p.m. Stedman Graham, Author,
You Can Make it Happen
2:40 p.m. Charles Clough,
A Merrill Lynch bull since early 1995, Clough told
the Dow would hit 6,800 by the end of 1997. Better late than wrong.
3:03 p.m. Bob McCooey,
The Griswold Company
5:30 p.m. Phil Orlando,
Value Line Asset Mangement
in Feb. 1996 that the Dow would peak at 5,800 in the summer.
6:00 p.m. Jack Romanos,
Simon & Schuster
6:00 p.m. Mollie Friedrich,
Aaron Priest Literary Agency
6:10 p.m. James Cramer, President,
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6:10 p.m. Shawn Tully,
7:00 p.m. Don Phillips, President,