Investment Figures Of The Week

U.S. stocks made little progress in the wake of the Fed's Feb.4 move to nudge 
      up short-term interest rates. Especially upsetting to the market was the 
      increase in the rate on 30-year Treasuries--which were supposed to emerge 
      unscathed from the tightening. But the all-important put-call ratio is 
      signaling a new assault on the Dow's 4000 level. Tokyo stocks fell as talks 
      between the U.S. and Japan broke down over excluding U.S. companies from 
      competing in the cellular phone market in Japan.
      
      

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