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Topic 5 Exercise 1 Economy Analysis “The Surprise Economy” The most widely accepted methodology to employ in fundamental analysis of stock is to start with the economy, then move to industries that should fare well in the predicted economy and finally turn attention to individual companies. Using current economic conditions as an example, factors that are important in economic analysis can be identified. The factors that are identified demonstrate how the investment community examines the economy and provide a base of useful knowledge for future economic analysis. The surprisingly mild 2001 recession has surprised economists with the New Economy’s resilience. Many analysts were predicting a much slower recovery. Early forecasts of less than 1% growth are now being supplanted with expectations of a 3-4 % growth spurt. After reading “The Surprise Economy,” answer the following questions. 1. The CEOs identify key factors that will drive economic recovery.
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2009 for the course MBA MBA608 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '09 term at Beirut Arab University.

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